The bottom of the ocean is sinking, warping and deforming because of added water weight from melting glaciers. What does this say about estimated extent of sea level rise?
Earth/Environment January 8, 2018
Scientists were able to record the Earth's hum from the ocean floor for the first time. The observations may help researchers decipher the reason and source for the mysterious phenomenon.
Earth/Environment December 10, 2017
Scientists once believed that the deepest part of the ocean is peaceful. However, a hydrophone recorded vast sounds coming both from natural sources and man-made noises.
Earth/Environment March 3, 2016
Experts urge the International Seabed Authority to establish a more eco-friendly approach to deep sea mining. They stress the importance of prohibiting mining in Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) on the ocean floor.
Earth/Environment July 13, 2015
The search for Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 continues seven months after the disappearance of the plane. Now, investigators are starting to look to the south of their current search area.
Life October 8, 2014
Methane has been discovered leaking from hundreds of vents along the Atlantic coast of the United States. Could this lead to an environmental disaster?
Earth/Environment August 26, 2014
A chance discovery of a "deep-sea graveyard" off the coast of Angola may unearth mysteries of a thriving ecosystem underneath and could even serve as stepping stone in curbing carbon in the world's oceans.
Earth/Environment May 14, 2014
Nereus, a deep-sea submersible probe, has imploded deep underwater. What made this craft so special?
Animals May 14, 2014
A catch of snailfish has revealed secrets about the greatest depths at which the animals may live. But, why do they smell so bad?
Animals March 6, 2014