Hundreds of baby seahorses released in bid to save species
The habitats of these seahorses have declined by up to 90 percent in some areas, leading conservationists to release juveniles into seahorse "hotels".
The impact of ocean temperatures hitting 40 year high
Ocean temperatures have been at an all-time high since mid-March, thought to be a result of climate change-driven temperature increases and El Nino.
Huge seaweed clump seen from space as it moves toward Florida
The enormous mat of sargassum seaweed is thought to span 5,000 miles and weigh about 13 million tons.
Grounded luxury yacht damaged 19K square feet of coral reef, officials say
Over 100 coral colonies were found to have been affected, and the towing of the boat left deep "trench-like" scars for nearly 50 feet in the ocean.
Giant seaweed blob heading towards Florida
The massive, 5,000-mile mat of sargassum seaweed is thought to have grown to over twice as wide as the continental U.S. due to fertilizer run-off via rivers.
Mystery Blob-like Creature of 'Blue Goo' On Ocean Floor Baffles Scientists
The NOAA scientists found the otherworldly blob 1,400 feet below the surface of the Caribbean Sea.
Mystery 4,000-Foot Coral Reef Found in the Middle of the Desert
Researchers have discovered remains of a massive coral reef in a desert plain they previously thought was featureless.
How Corals Protect Themselves Against Climate Change
Scientists have studied the relationship between corals, their algae, and the trail of oxygen flow.
Enormous Spotted Eagle Ray Filmed Leaping From Water off Florida Coast
The viral video shows the huge ray leaping from the water, scaring away its companion with a big splash.
Artificial Coral Could Save World's Oceans
Innovative artificial coral from startup Reefy was transported by divers in an aquarium to help bolster coral reef restoration.
3D-Printed Reefs Can Help Fight Coral Reef Devastation
Scientists are fighting for ways to reverse the reduction of coral reefs across the globe and think 3D printing could help bring them back.
'Pristine' Reef Discovered Off Tahiti Coast One of the World's Largest
Other reefs in deeper waters may also exist and offer opportunities for conservation.
Images May Show 'Catastrophic' Levels of Waste From Chinese Vessels
Hundreds of Chinese fishing ships have anchored in the Spratlys region and dumped human waste, sewage, and wastewater, a U.S. expert said Monday.
8 Incredible Scientific Discoveries in 2020
This was a bumper year for breakthroughs in every scientific field, including astronomy and physics.
These Coral Have a Unique Survival Strategy to Recover From Deadly Events
The findings are some rare good news for corals around the world, which are facing numerous severe threats.
First 'Extreme Corals' at Great Barrier Reef Mangrove Lagoons Discovered
"The presence of corals in these extreme mangrove habitats challenges our understanding of the conditions some corals are capable of living in," researcher Emma Camp said.
A Blue Hole Expedition May Help Save the Great Barrier Reef
Ambitious reef-wide health check could provide valuable information to save the largest barrier reef.
Celebrate World Reef Day 2019 at these Ultimate Scuba Diving Locations
Celebrate World Reef Day 2019 in Style at these beautiful beaches.
Tropical Reef Corals Move Toward Poles to Escape Climate Change
"Global warming is happening. As a society, we need to understand how species and ecosystems will respond to such change," said study author Lewis Jones.
Rats Are Starving Coral Reefs of Vital Bird Droppings
The vermin are starving complex ecosystems of a vital but surprising ingredient: bird droppings.
America's First Underwater Art Museum
Sculptures at Florida's new underwater museum of art are made of natural materials and will work like artificial reefs, housing sea life, on an otherwise barren ocean floor.
Heat Wave Kills One-Third of the Great Barrier Reef
Rising water temperatures are killing corals—but researchers think we can stop the die-off.
Coral Reefs Are in Crisis—But There's a Solution
If there is any silver lining to these events, it may be that many of the disturbances killing corals are acute: They occur just for a short period of time and then disappear, potentially allowing corals to recover before the next disturbance.
Oceans Are Turning Acidic and Dissolving Reefs' Sand
The world's oceans have absorbed around one-third of human-emitted carbon dioxide.
Bacteria Hitches a Ride on Your Trash, Killing Coral
This dynamic duo is another deadly threat to coral reefs. But people can do something about it.
How Warming Ocean Temperatures Are Killing Coral Reefs
"There's just no time for these systems to recover."
Trump Is Wiping Out the World's Coral Reefs
More than 500 million people around the world rely on coral reefs directly for their livelihood, income and food.
Blue Planet II Introduces Us to Horrific Bobbit Worm
The foreboding creature has an equally foreboding namesake.
Half of Hawaii's Coral Reefs Damaged in One Year
Unprecedented amounts of coral reef bleaching destroyed the coasts of Hawaii, and it will probably keep getting worse.
Coral Reefs in U.S. Could be Dead Within a Few Decades
NOAA experts predict coral reefs in Florida, Hawaii and the Caribbean will be heavily impacted by global warming effects as soon as this summer.