Resupplied North Pole explorers resume trek

Three British explorers fighting to survive a gruelling trek to the North Pole finally resumed their journey Friday after receiving vital supplies of food, fuel and equipment, organizers said.

Deep-sea fish in deep trouble

A team of leading marine scientists from around the world is recommending an end to most commercial fishing in the deep sea, the Earth's largest ecosystem. Instead, they recommend fishing in more productive waters nearer ...

Japan's mega-quake struck in small zone of fault: study

The deadly 9.0-magnitude quake that struck off northeastern Japan on March 11 ruptured a relatively small part of a notorious fault that straddles the Pacific seabed, Japanese scientists reported on Wednesday.

Trawling is changing seafloor habitats: study

Bottom trawling is dramatically altering the ocean floor and harming habitats, similar to the way that farming has permanently changed the landscape, a study said on Wednesday.

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