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Getting to the bottom of things: Can mining the deep sea...

Anna Metaxas, Dalhousie University and Verena Tunnicliffe, University of Victoria It is completely dark, just above freezing cold and the pressure is crushing: this is...

Ocean warming has fisheries on the move, helping some but hurting...

Chris Free, University of California, Santa Barbara Climate change has been steadily warming the ocean, which absorbs most of the heat trapped by greenhouse gases...

Shark Week looms, but don’t panic

Gavin Naylor, University of Florida Sharks elicit outsized fear, even though the risk of a shark bite is infinitesimally small. As a marine biologist and...

Biodiversity helps coral reefs thrive – and could be part of...

Cody Clements, Georgia Institute of Technology Coral reefs are home to so many species that they often are called “the rainforests of the seas.” Today...

Deep sea carbon reservoirs once superheated the Earth – could it...

Lowell D. Stott, University of Southern California As concern grows over human-induced climate change, many scientists are looking back through Earth’s history to events that...

Deepwater corals thrive at the bottom of the ocean, but can’t...

Sandra Brooke, Florida State University When people think of coral reefs, they typically picture warm, clear waters with brightly colored corals and fishes. But other...

Volcanic eruptions once caused mass extinctions in the oceans – could...

Jeremy D. Owens, Florida State University and Theodore R. Them II, College of Charleston All animals, whether they live on land or in the water,...

New findings on ocean warming: 5 questions answered

Scott Denning, Colorado State University Editor’s note: A new study by scientists in the United States, China, France and Germany estimates that the world’s oceans...

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Forecasting dead zones and toxic algae in US waterways: a bad...

Donald Scavia, University of Michigan Over the past two decades, scientists have developed ways to predict how ecosystems will react to changing environmental conditions. Called...