President Barack Obama used his executive powers to create the world's largest marine reserve in an effort to protect the Pacific Ocean.
Scientists have discovered a massive seamount beneath the Pacific Ocean, though any secrets hidden deep within it remain unknown, according to new research.
A vast portion of the Pacific Ocean - controlled by the tiny island nation of Kiribati - will be protected with a commercial fishing ban so that its diverse populations of marine life can recover and repopulate.
In a sort of paradox fashion, warming tropical waters induced by global warming brought an icy US winter in with the tide, a paper in the journal Science indicates.
A new study may help explain why the famously rich waters of the Puget Sound are able to support such an abundance of life, including shellfish, salmon runs, and occasional pods of whales.
The first humans to settle in the Pacific islands did not leave a great legacy behind; in fact, they're to blame for about 10 percent extinction of bird species in the world, according to a new study.
A commercial Sea Launch AG rocket, carrying a telecommunication satellite, plunged into the Pacific Ocean Friday.