Surfer rides biggest wave ever recorded
January 30, 2013, 9:53 a.m.
Video: A video camera was recording when a Massachusetts native found himself surfing the face of a wave off the coast of Portugal estimated at 90 feet in height.
5 beautiful coral species on track for endangered listing [Photos]
December 11, 2012, 12:15 p.m. by Catie Leary
NOAA is proposing the addition of 66 coral species into the U.S. Endangered Species Act of 1973. As climate change continues to cause drastic shifts in the Earth's oceanic ecosystems, here are 5 reef-building corals that are facing major threats.
World Bank report warns of 'devastating' effects of climate change
November 19, 2012, 12:37 p.m. by John Platt
The world's poorest regions will experience the worst effects of global warming, according to the report.
Why our seas are collapsing [Infographic]
October 22, 2012, 6:01 p.m.
Our oceans are threatened every day. Here's a look at the biggest problems and what we can do about them.
Oceans could 'sound' like dinosaur-era seas by 2100
October 19, 2012, 2:19 p.m. by LiveScience
The possibility of a shift in ocean soundscapes will influence technologies like sonar.
Ocean acidification helps some species while hurting others
October 1, 2012, 12:33 p.m. by Katharine Gammon, LiveScience
As ocean acidity levels rise, scientists speculate as to which marine species will be able to evolve and survive and which ones will succumb.
Oyster industry struggles to adapt to climate change
August 8, 2012, 10:41 a.m. by John Platt
Ocean acidification has reduced some oyster yields by 80% or more.
Ocean acidification may be fastest in 300 million years
March 1, 2012, 3:28 p.m. by Deborah Zabarenko
The world's oceans are turning acidic even more rapidly than during a monster emission of planet-warming carbon 56 million years ago.