5 beautiful coral species on track for endangered listing
NOAA is proposing the addition of 66 coral species into the U.S. Endangered Species Act of 1973. Take a look at several reef-building corals facing major environmental threats.
Meat-eating deep sea sponge discovered
Velcro-like barbed hooks cover the sponge’s branching limbs, snaring crustaceans as they are swept into its branches by deep-sea currents.
Sea level rise accelerating on East Coast
Sea levels are rising 3-4 times faster than the global average, due to sinking land and a warming ocean.
Artist illuminates science’s deep-sea discoveries
Scientists believe that artistic interpretations of sea creatures can help raise awareness of their research.
Will San Diego’s tides glow blue again this year?
Bioluminescent algae caused California’s ocean waters to brightly glow last year. Will the phenomenon repeat itself?