Freshwater reserves were formed over the past hundreds of thousands of years when on average the sea level was much lower than it is today.
Look at his little fins!
It has been well over a decade since the SeaOrbiter was first dreamed up
Over the weekend, the U.S. Navy christened its newest nuclear-powered fast attack submarine, the USS North Dakota, during a ceremony in Groton, Conn.
Only Russia will be safe from the dolphin uprising.
The world's oceans are a vast, untapped information reservoir.
The creature is reportedly of the species “Architeuthis dux.”
Marine scientists warned Thursday that our oceans are declining more rapidly than previously thought -- becoming ever warmer and more acidic and losing oxygen at an alarming rate.
It's even got a skylight.
While those reefs are still around to document.
Undersea explorer Barry Clifford discovered the sunken 'Whydah' ship off Cape Cod in 1984 and has since pulled up about 200,000 artifacts. He calls this stretch of sea floor the 'yellow brick road' because he believes there's more treasure.
DARPA, the Pentagon’s research agency, has recently revealed its plans to boost the Navy’s response to threats in international waters by developing submerged unmanned platforms that can be deployed at a moment’s notice.
As if tropical storms didn't get enough of a bad press, it now seems they can ramp up ocean acidification, putting the world's coral reefs under even greater pressure.
A well-known underwater mountain in the Pacific may be Earth’s largest volcano—and maybe one of the largest in the entire solar system.
A Florida family who spends their time together hunting for treasure struck it rich over the weekend, hauling an estimated $300,000 worth of gold from an historic wreckage in the Atlantic Ocean.
Coral reefs teem with a diverse array of life and colour, but in many places around the world, their future is uncertain.
Back in 2008, researchers discovered a massive hydrothermal vent system in the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, between Greenland and Norway.
How do you get a 2,200-pound robotic submarine – a craft packed with 27 sensors and tools – through a hole just 30 inches in diameter?
Well, here's something you don't see everyday. While diving off the Central California coast, two divers were nearly swallowed gulped by humpback whales. And, as is now commonplace these days, the whole thing was caught on video.
They don't often make headlines or rile up civil libertarians. But over the past decade, there have been a growing number of undersea robots trolling the depths. These unmanned systems—some remotely piloted, others autonomous—patrol harbors, track sh
David Gallo shows jaw-dropping footage of amazing sea creatures, including a color-shifting cuttlefish, a perfectly camouflaged octopus, and a Times Square's worth of neon light displays from fish who live in the blackest depths of the ocean.
An underwater forest is discovered off the coast of Alabama.
The quickest slap measured during the study clocked in at a speed of 48 miles per hour.
Although space gets the lion's share of attention when it comes to robot-assisted exploration, the fact is that in the next few years, robots promise to give us deeper insight into a still mostly unexplored alien plane on our own planet: the sea.
Justin has been building things since he was a young child. His submarine drew on the knowledge he's acquired over the years.
It's the ultimate billionaire toy: A 377-foot yacht with a swimming pool that doubles as a submarine.
Behold the oarfish, a bizarre beast the lives in the deep ocean, far offshore. Due to its remote home, little is known about the fish, whose dorsal fins delicately undulate as it glides about the deep.
The coral reefs on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef were devastated by Cyclone Yasi – a Category 5 Hurricane which made landfall in Queensland, Australia, on February 3, 2011.
The mention of ocean pollution usually triggers searing images of birds and turtles choked by bags, fasteners and other debris floating at the ocean surface.
This "Migaloo" super-yact is decked out with all the amenities you could ever possibly want on vacation, including a few decks, a grand staircase and even elevators.