Scientsits are stumped over the invasion of this tiny sea creature.
There's no longer a place on Earth safe from human impact.
Known as the Great Pacific Patch, an alarming amount of garbage was found spinning in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. When examined, this collection of garbage was seen to be made up of mostly plastic, and scientists are concerned on what further damage it can do to marine animals living in the Pacific.
Geologists have discovered the largest exposed fault in eastern Indonesia. The discovery will help researchers predict future tsunamis and earthquakes in the region.
"I came up telling all my buddies on the boat ‘Hey, I found a UFO. It's really bizarre.' And I drew a picture of it, because I didn't have a camera."
The Pacific Ocean is in bad shape as an aerial survey discovered that the floating pile of debris and micro-plastics is far vaster than initially believed.
Scientists have discovered evidence of supernova explosion millions of years ago in fossilized bacteria on the ocean floor.
A new study revealed that changes in the sea level rise in the Western Pacific could help predict changes in the global surface tempreature.
For the first time since 2013, lava flow from Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano has made its way to the Pacific Ocean. The 6.5 mile lava has been dribbling over Kilauea’s south flank since May, and it has made its way into the ocean Tuesday morning.
Super Typhoon Nepartak is no anomaly. Rising oceanic temperatures are intensifying major currents, which will result in hotter and stormier weather over the next one hundred years.
A NOAA research ship recently reported the first humpback whale of the season near one of the Hawaiian Islands. The whales that winter in Hawaii are one of three groups of migrating humpbacks in the northern Pacific Ocean.
The toothy apex predators, killer whales aka orcas, have a family side. A new calf was born off the coast of the Canadian province of British Columbia a few years ago. All calves live their lives near mothers or grandmothers, in matrilineal pods.
Having successfully restored kelp forests to the Pacific Ocean off Laguna Beach, Calif., marine biologist Nancy Caruso is now fundraising for a restoration project of the iconic abalone, to try to bring back the West Coast's "lobster."
A hawksbill sea turtle found off the coast of the Solomon Islands is the first biofluorescent reptile ever discovered. The sea turtle was "glowing" green and red as it swam by researchers observing corals in the Pacific Ocean.
A giant wolfish caught off the island of Hokkaido, near the Fukushima nuclear plant is raising concerns about how radiation contamination from the 2011 nuclear power plant accident has spread and the impact it's having on ecosystems and the evolution of nearby wildlife.