A new study sheds light on how human population growth and development affects coral reefs. Nutrient enrichment speeds up the growth of algae, which puts coral reefs at a high risk.
When a team of international researchers examined rocks from the bottom of ancient oceans, they found that the oceans had high marine arsenic concentrations, revealing that they had been toxic for a while.
Falling oxygen levels caused by global warming could be a greater threat to the survival of life on Earth than flooding as climate change continues.
The world-famous Australian reef is providing an effective barrier against landslide-induced tsunamis.
A study at the University of Leeds is revealing new evidence on the mass extinction period on the earth.
Thanks to big data, scientists are getting a remarkably detailed animation of the movement of the densest and coldest water in the world. They've received a closer look at the ocean water around the Antarctic.
In a Yale University study, researcher examined the temperatures of ancient oceans from five thousand years ago.
When fish venture into the open ocean, they seem to disappear. Now, researchers have learned a bit more about how fish play with light in order to camouflage themselves from predators.
A certain mollusk may actually have most of its eyes on its shell.
Scientists have learned about a new kind of light communication used by marine animals.
How will corals survive climate change without major bleaching events? It all has to do with fat. Scientists have found how some coral can survive annual bleaching events.