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
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
Geoengineering is always controversial, but it's even more controversial when you don't tell anyone first.
The Triassic die-off is one of 5 mass extinctions on Earth in the past 542 million years.
Both the Atlantic and Pacific areas saw a record number and intensity of storms.
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 state-by-state breakdown of policies that could change your community.
Astronomy: Timothy Ferris eyes the amateur asteroid-watchers.
Already, smart unmanned subs are set to replace dolphins as undersea mine sniffers. Next tech: mine detonation, remote sleuthing and robotic combat.
A California research team reveals how Mavericks, one of big-wave surfing's most famous breaks, is formed
How fish adapt to a warming world is top of mind for governments eager to profit off of a robust fishing industry. Will climate change rule in their favor?
I study the motion of the ocean through rocks.
We go remote-control deep-sea fishing with the Monterey Bay Aquarium.
Our annual bottom-10 list, in which we salute the men and women who do what no salary can adequately reward
Atmospheric warming is causing saltier oceans and nastier storms
"Cabled observatories" will give scientists a better picture of the unknown
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.
With brutal hurricanes on the rise, scientists turn to far-out technologies to fight them off
As students everywhere return to school, the luckiest are heading for caves and rocket firing ranges instead of lecture halls