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National Geographic Young Explorer grant recipient Caleb Kruse talks to children at Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego.
'My purpose in making a movie is to make enough money so I can dive,' deep-sea explorer James Cameron reveals In early 2012, James Cameron was bolted into the cramped pilot's chamber of a torpedo-shaped submersible he had designed and hoped to ride in, alone, to the deepest point in the world's oceans, a place no human had traveled to in 50 years.
Alaska's economically important crab fishery and other coastal and ocean resources face significant global warming threats, according to a new study led by scientists with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration .
A first-of-its-kind study of bigeye tuna movements in the northwestern Atlantic Ocean led by Molly Lutcavage, director of the Large Pelagics Research Center at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, found among other things that these fish cover a wide geographical range with pronounced north-south movements from Georges Bank to the Brazilian ... (more)
Africa is splitting in two. The reason: a geologic rift runs along the eastern side of the continent that one day, many millions of years in the future, will be replaced with an ocean.
California beachgoers turned to social media this week to post photos online depicting thousands of blue sea creatures washing ashore - a phenomenon scientists say they haven't seen in about a decade.
By Proactive Investors, SOUTH Boulder Mines has appointed BMT WBM to conduct physical and chemical oceanography baseline studies of the Anfile Bay location, which is currently designated for shiploading from the Colluli Potash Project in Eritrea.
This map marks both a scientific and an imaginative revolution. When it was published in 1977 by Marie Tharp and Bruce Heezen, two oceanographers at Columbia University, there had never before been a map of the entire ocean floor.
Image Caption: Individual components of the final ocean acidification risk index for each census area showing the communities with the highest risk are in the Southeast and Southwest of the state.
When Rayna Holtz and Yvonne Kuperberg began monitoring a strip of west-side beach a few years ago, searching for dead sea birds as part of a citizen science project through the University of Washington, they soon realized they likely wouldn't find any dead birds.
A new study conducted by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has bolstered convictions that many marine biologists and climate scientists have had for over a decade: Climate change is seriously threatening the world's shellfish supply.
For more than a century, Bill Taylor's family has used the calm, protected waters of Puget Sound to raise oysters, planting billions of larvae in underwater beds and then harvesting them to ship to some of the finest restaurants in the world.
The University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography completed an intensive, round-the-clock sampling regimen called "26 Hours on the Marsh" this month.
When Typhoon Rammasun swept through the South China Sea in July, a tiny ship was trapped in its path.
Colonial Beach, Lewisetta and Gloucester Point are among the sites in the United States flooding more frequently - even during regular high tides - because of climate-related sea-level rise, according to a report from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Updated: Sat Aug 02, 2014 12:33 am
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