Great Barrier Reef takes a gut punch with mass bleaching
March 16, 2017, 12:33 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
The 2016 Australian heatwave resulted in a coral bleaching event that left large portions of the coral reef damaged or dead.
5 reasons to pay attention to those dismal coral bleaching headlines
November 29, 2016, 11:18 a.m. by Catie Leary
Bleached corals are akin to dead canaries in a coal mine — a warning of what's to come if we don't address the threat of climate change.
Why you should take a bird's-eye view of the Great Barrier Reef
September 15, 2016, 5:42 a.m. by Catie Leary
Follow NASA's lead and explore this natural wonder by air.
To rebuild coral reefs quickly, just add electricity
May 27, 2016, 3:12 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Biorock reefs — sunken steel frames connected to a low-voltage current — are giving coral a second chance at surviving humanity.
Coral reefs can be healthy if we keep humans at bay, massive 10-year study shows
March 23, 2016, 1:22 p.m. by Michael Graham Richard
Discovery of pristine coral reef brings tears of joy to scientists.
Ocean of acid blamed for Earth's 'great dying'
April 10, 2015, 3:54 p.m. by Becky Oskin, LiveScience
The collapse of marine life 251 million years ago may serve as a warning for today.
Climate change altering how sharks swim in odd ways
September 17, 2014, 10:53 a.m. by Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
Scientists aren't yet sure what the changes would mean for sharks in the wild, and they only have a few generations to wait and find out.
Rather than predicting the future, National Climate Assessment looks at here-and-now
May 6, 2014, 10:28 a.m. by Daily Climate
The strength of the new National Climate Assessment is its focus on change already underway – not forecasts of what may happen in the future, authors say.
'Underwater Project' explores our violent relationship with the ocean
March 20, 2014, 9 a.m. by Catie Leary
Even as man-made climate change and pollution threatens the Earth's oceans, these jarring oceanic portraits offer a sobering reminder of the sheer strength and wrath of Mother Nature.
Pass the Tums: Global warming gives sea urchins indigestion
November 20, 2013, 10:09 a.m. by Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
Green sea urchins are a key species in kelp forests making their 'reduced growth and fertility' a problem for an entire ecosystem.
Is this the wildest treasure hunt in history? The mystery of the Oak Island Money Pit
In baby otter's first try, water is no fun
Kulning: The haunting, beautiful Swedish herding call that's also a song
Woman films encounter with wild wolves running along a highway in Canada
8 cooking liquids you shouldn't toss
650-year-old Polish oak is Tree of the Year