A carbon tax would make companies think harder about using fossil fuels, which spur rising acidity in the seas
New rules allow for creation of new stem cell lines, and the use of older lines
As the seas absorb more carbon dioxide, their pH drops.
With so many problems with our oceans--and solutions to them--it can be tricky to know where to start. So we asked the experts
Both the Atlantic and Pacific areas saw a record number and intensity of storms.
Manipulating the acidity where a reef lives gives us a window into the effects of climate change.
Plastic, fishing gear and 18th-century steamship coal were among the most common finds.
Cindy Lee Van Dover was the first woman to pilot the Alvin submarine, and that was only the beginning.
“As long as I'm breathing,” Sylvia Earle says, “I'll be diving.”
Career: Marine scientist
The ancient deposit could be good news for tech companies
Cuts to the government agency's budget would impact a lot of science.
Pleasure cruises can be valuable scientific expeditions.
Armed with better batteries and stronger materials, new submersibles aim to go deeper than ever before and open up the whole of the unexplored ocean to human eyes
Still creepy, though.
Another study shows iron fertilization may not be a great solution to climate change.
New 3D prints of undersea sand can help predict storm effects
Advanced ocean science tech helps researchers study the spill
With the upcoming release of the major motion picture Europa Report, a couple of Jet Propulsion Lab scientists explain how science fiction has evolved in response to our growing understanding of space.