Google's Street View mapping technology is diving underwater off the Florida Keys to provide scientists with 360-degree sights of coral reefs and other underwater wonders.
It's a bit ironic, but some ecologists actually call the world's largest species of parrotfish the "elephant of the sea." Now researchers have determined just how important - and harmful - this unusual fish is to the ocean's ecosystems.
Scientists everywhere are frantically fretting over the fact that Caribbean coral reefs are declining at an alarming rate, but a new study shows that there may be some hope yet. The answer lies in the conservation of reef grazers like the parrotfish and sea urchin.
An ancient reef once teeming with sea life has been unearthed in Namibia, Africa, and turns out to be the oldest animal-built reef ever found.