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.
5 reasons to pay attention to those dismal coral bleaching headlines
April 20, 2016, 6:32 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.
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.
'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.
New system could predict how climate change will affect future fishing conditions
October 28, 2013, 12:23 p.m. by John Platt
The experimental system, which can make predictions 6 months into the future, was developed by researchers at the University of Washington.
Climate change will affect every inch of the global ocean
October 16, 2013, 10:08 a.m. by Laura Poppick, LiveScience
The new study took into account temperature, acidity and dissolved oxygen in determining the future of the oceans.