There are so many Antarctic krill in the Southern Ocean that the combined mass of these tiny aquatic organisms is more than that of the world's 7.5 billion human inhabitants.
The president of the Marshall Islands is appealing for help to convince U.S. President Donald Trump of the need to fight global warming following his decision to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement.
When returning from a swim in the ocean, sometimes it seems as though your towel has moved. Of course, it's just that the water line has shifted.
Earth's days are getting longer but you're not likely to notice any time soon—it would take about 3.3 million years to gain just one minute, according to a study published on Wednesday.
Twenty-five stranded sea turtles have been rescued from the chilly waters of Cape Cod.
The brightest moon in almost 69 years is lighting up the sky in a treat for star watchers around the globe.
Oceans might not be thought of as magnetic, but they make a tiny contribution to our planet's protective magnetic shield. Remarkably, ESA's Swarm satellites have not only measured this extremely faint field, but have also ...
Research conducted by a team from the University of South Florida College of Marine Science and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conversation Commission suggests conditions are such that no major red tide outbreaks should be ...
Some 70 dead whales have been found in southern Chile less than a year after more than 330 whales washed up in a remote Patagonian inlet.
After years of study, University of South Florida College of Marine Science researchers and colleagues have identified reasons why some years are worse than others for the harmful alga bloom (HAB) Karenia brevis, called "red ...