IEEE Earthzine, an online scientific publication, is soliciting articles of 800 to 3,000 words for its second 2017 quarterly theme, Coral Reefs.
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.
Katie Cramer and Richard Norris developed a 3,000-year record of the abundance of parrotfish and urchins on reefs from the Caribbean side of Panama to help unravel the cause of the alarming modern-day shift from coral- to algae-dominated reefs occurring across the Caribbean.
Global research group will trace Totten glacier’s history back to last ice age, in hope of predicting future melting patterns
Rising sea temperatures are pushing shoals hundreds of miles from native grounds
Oceanographers are busy mapping the powerful underwater eddies that have proved a major hazard to submariners