The brilliant shades of blue and green that fill the waters near the Norwegian shore in this photo-like image are likely phytoplankton.
Instances of “freak” or extreme waves have long been part of maritime lore, known for suddenly sending ships to the ocean floor.
Rising tides and cyclones are making life increasingly difficult on Bangladesh’s low-lying islands.
Thanks to more precise fishing methods, quotas and new marine reserves, some fisheries are on the rebound – but it’s by no means all good news, finds a worldwide survey
Fossil coral data and temperature records derived from ice-core measurements have been used to place better constraints on future sea level rise, and to test sea level projections.
Photos from US spy satellites declassified by the Obama administration provide the first graphic images of how the polar ice sheets are retreating in the summer. The effects on the world’s weather, environments and wildlife could be devastating
Declining populations of tunas received conservation support from countries bordering the Atlantic Ocean and the Pacific Ocean this week as governments realize how much damage overfishing has done to the world’s tuna stocks.
A NASA aircraft has completed its first science flight as part of an expedition to study receding Arctic sea ice and improve understanding of its life cycle and the long-term stability of the Arctic ice cover.
The Great Barrier Reef will be so degraded by warming waters that it will be unrecognizable within 20 years, an eminent marine scientist has said.