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.
New insights into how coral becomes bleached
September 5, 2013, 3:05 p.m. by Joseph Castro, LiveScience
Night or day, rain or shine, increased temperatures of the ocean are contributing to coral reef bleaching cycles.