The average oxygen concentration in the world's ocean has decreased by more than two percent over the last 50 years.
A team of scientists has discovered a bizarre and deadly lake 3,300 feet below the surface of the Gulf of Mexico. Tagged as "Jacuzzi of Despair," unsuspecting marine animals that go or wander into the pool die instantly.
A new study revealed that evaporation caused by increasing temperature and tidal waves are making coastal zones saltier.
The drying of the Dead Sea has caused an estimated 3,000 sinkholes to emerge around the area, threatening the iconic site's value and the economies of Jordan and Israel.
While the Gulf of Mexico's oyster industry was hard-hit by Katrina and Deepwater Horizon, oyster restoration projects are busy around the country. How can you contribute? Bring in oyster shells, or let kids help raise young oysters in schools.
The Tarim basin in China is a very dry region, home to rare trees and cotton farms that produce 40 percent of the nation's crop. However, this areas is facing significant ecological problems. Researchers suggest a series of recommendations in order to preserve this unique desert.
An international collaborative between Chinese and Australian researchers has led to the discovery of a gene in soybeans that can help the plant naturally tolerate soil salinity, and that's really good news for the future of agriculture. Experts explain why.