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
A carbon tax would make companies think harder about using fossil fuels, which spur rising acidity in the seas
As the seas absorb more carbon dioxide, their pH drops.
Geoengineering could cause more problems than the global warming it aims to stop
Geoengineering is always controversial, but it's even more controversial when you don't tell anyone first.
We spent twenty-four hours on a Greenpeace boat in the Gulf of Mexico looking for oil and dispersant among marine life. On the six-month anniversary of the leak, we report back
Both the Atlantic and Pacific areas saw a record number and intensity of storms.
Astronomy: Timothy Ferris eyes the amateur asteroid-watchers.
The Triassic die-off is one of 5 mass extinctions on Earth in the past 542 million years.
Location matters. Especially to extinction-causing asteroids.
I study the motion of the ocean through rocks.
A state-by-state breakdown of policies that could change your community.
Excerpt: Mind Fixers
Excerpt: Good Enough
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
A microbiologist explores the distinctive odors of a day at the beach.
Industrial fishing practices are killing the oceans, endangering a key food source.
A new report on marine health could make you queasy.
Already, smart unmanned subs are set to replace dolphins as undersea mine sniffers. Next tech: mine detonation, remote sleuthing and robotic combat.
The president sets in motion the largest ocean preserve ever—but will industry kill it?
Global warming is taking a toll on fishâ€”and helping jellyfish rule the sea