Ecotourism provides opportunities to experience nature while supporting conservation.
If most of the world’s coral reefs die, some of the richest and most colorful life in the ocean could be lost, along with huge sums from reef tourism.
The world is getting warmer every year, thanks to climate change — but where exactly most of that heat is going may be a surprise.
A joint study between Carnegie and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution has determined that the average temperature of Earth’s mantle beneath ocean basins is about 110 degrees Fahrenheit (60 Celsius) higher than previously thought, due to water present in deep minerals.
IEEE Earthzine, an online scientific publication, is soliciting articles of 800 to 3,000 words for its second 2017 quarterly theme, Coral Reefs.
Metallic mineral exploration in deep water is no longer a distant reality: the project Marine E-tech is progressing via an agreement between Brazil and the United Kingdom.
Underwater flowering plants play multiple roles in keeping coastal ecosystems healthy.
Scientists have discovered human-made chemicals, banned in the 1970s, in the bodies of creatures living in the deepest parts of the Pacific Ocean.
For marine protected areas established to help coral reefs recover from overfishing, size really does seem to make a difference, say experts.
A recent review of studies of submarine canyons has identified that they are at risk from human activities, and require better protection.
How were Earth’s solid deposits of iron ore created?
In the cold depths along the sea floor, Antarctic Bottom Waters are part of a global circulatory system, supplying oxygen-, carbon- and nutrient-rich waters to the world’s oceans.