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Geologic record reveals how the oceans were oxygenated

Emerging data suggest that the initial rise of O2 in Earth's atmosphere was dynamic.

Warming Arctic is connected to higher Pacific salmon abundance

‘Open gates’ in warming Arctic are expanding salmon range.

Unknown but fascinating species discovered on deep-sea expedition

The animals living in these deep-sea areas have adapted to a life with very little nutrition.

Shipping lanes threaten whale shark feeding grounds

Most dangerous areas for whale shark-shipping vessel collisions revealed.

The specialized hunting techniques of killer whales

Subpopulation of transient killer whales hunt sea lions, seals and whale calves off the coast of California.

Stirring evolution: How Earth’s ancient sea creatures shaped change

This may have affected the distribution of important resources.

Warming waters make their shells more porous

Undermining mussels’ overall health.

Up to 11 million tonnes of plastic pollution is sitting on the ocean floor

Ocean floor a 'reservoir' for plastic pollution, world-first study finds.

AI system can produce 3D maps of coral reefs

It marks a major leap forward in deep-sea exploration.

Unveiling Earth-Mars orbit connection: Deep-sea circulation and climate patterns

Giant whirlpools in warming oceans could mitigate Gulf Stream stagnation.

Caltech researchers create bionic jellyfish to explore deep sea

Robotic jellyfish explore the oceans on our behalf, reporting back what they find.

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