There is no doubt that America is noisy. But rather than blocking out the sound of blaring car horns, airplane engines and the whir of machinery, researchers suggest that we embrace it.
New maps created by scientists show just how acidic Earth's oceans are, highlighting the need to deal with the global greenhouse gas problem, according to new research.
It turns out our pristine oceans, filled with all sorts of colorful marine life, corals and plankton, are riddled with 8 million metric tons of plastic.
Overfishing, pollution, habitat loss and climate change are all factors that are threatening marine life, raising their risk of extinction by 20 to 25 percent, according to new research.
After the infamous BP oil spill in 2010, where some of that oil ended up remained a mystery to scientists. Now, a new study from Florida State University has finally found where some of that missing oil wound up.
The US Navy is seeking permits to deploy sonar-emitting devices off the Pacific Coast, and this is raising concerns among conservationists that it could threaten marine life, according to reports.
You might think twice before tossing a piece of plastic into the garbage rather than a recycling bin when you hear how deadly marine debris, such as floating plastic, is to whales, dolphins and other sea creatures.
Tiny smooth fan lobster larvae spend a great portion of their life riding on the backs of jellyfish, getting an all you can eat buffet and free transportation. However, life as a jelly-surfer isn't as easy as it sounds.
Researchers have long been concerned that the rapid environmental changes that are occurring all over the world will eventually lead to stunningly decreased biodiversity. Now, a new study of the Sargasso Sea shows that, at least in some parts of the world, this may be already well underway.
Researchers believe they have successfully mapped every known species that lives the Antarctic ocean, creating an atlas that they hope will make the effects of climate change in the region easier to track.
Many conservationists will always say that there is no such thing as "enough" species protection. However, new research has revealed just how the current level of marine life protection isn't even adequate enough to allow threatened ecosystems to recover.
As of Wednesday, Aug. 6, Adam Walker became the first Brit to successfully complete the seven hardest and most dangerous ocean swims in the world, encountering all sorts of marine life and battling sickness along the way.
Calcifiers like mollusks, starfish and corals are struggling to survive in a changing ocean as a result of climate change, according to new research.
Marine life is defenseless against microplastics, the tiny particles polluting our seas, which are not only orally ingested by these creatures but also enter their systems via their gills, according to a new study.