As it turns out, the oceans did not contain toxic sulphate, but instead, iron.
Scientists have discovered carcinogenic man-made pollutants in marine organisms living up to 10,000 metres deep on the world's deepest ocean trenches.
You might want to stay out of the beach for now. No one really knows how long the sea lice will stay in the waters or whether they will spread to places other than the beaches along the Gulf Coast.
A new study revealed that surface water in the Antarctic ocean is being pushed northward, which allows the old,deep water to surface, delaying the effects of global warming in the Antarctic.
Don't go down the deep! An alleged legendary sea monster--a giant squid up to 66 feet (20 meters) long--may be lurking under the ocean.
What could be the possible reason for shark bites, researchers may have an answer.
A species of copepods named Temora longicornis has developed a liking and resistance to poisonous algae that can make them do weird things... that may actually lead to their deaths.
Adidas and Ocean conservation gropup, Parley partnered to create a concept shoe made up of 3D printed sole using recycled plastic wastes from the ocean.
As waters turn warmer and oxygen levels decrease, marine animals and plant life may cease to thrive by 2030, especially in deeper sea levels.
In the Caribbean, one of the hydrothermal vents is unlike the others analyzed to date. A recent study from the University of Southampton looked at this particular vent.
High levels of mercury have been detected in Florida's Indian River dolphins and the areas local human residents because they both consume the same seafood.
Using a combination of orange peels and industrial waste products, researchers from Flinders University have developed a material that could help clean the world's oceans by sucking up contaminates like mercury.
A new analysis of waters around the United States has found that the country is dumping a stunning 8 trillion bits of plastic into oceans and lakes every day. But we're not talking about irresponsible waste management here. Even eco-friendly citizens could be contributing to this invisible pollution, and just by brushing their teeth!
Researchers collected small chum salmon from Elliot Bay and restored beaches along the coast of Seattle in order to better understand how urbanized shorelines affect salmon eating habits. It turns out restored beaches provide the young fish with a buffet of small crustaceans that help them survive and grow into adulthood.