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Angela Messina | Sep 2, 2014 2:10 PM
In a late August ruling, 20 additional coral species have been added to the U.S. list of threatened species and will receive protection under the Endangered Species Act. Previously, only two species of coral--elkhorn and staghorn--were listed.
Angela Messina | Aug 26, 2014 8:45 PM
Prototypes of a new underwater robot are being released into the Pacific Ocean to measure temperatures and other ocean conditions all the way down to the seafloor. The robots are meant to replace an older fleet of robots that aren’t capable of deep-sea diving and miss the lower half of the ocean. Scientists hope this new technology will provide essential data for understanding climate change.
Joseph Tepper | Aug 26, 2014 11:49 AM
406 swimmers stung in one weekend
Joseph Tepper | Aug 25, 2014 11:49 AM
Thief caught with almost 300 eggs
Joseph Tepper | Aug 25, 2014 10:39 AM
NYC turns out incredible whale encounters
Ian Seldrup | Aug 25, 2014 12:30 AM
If you’re wondering whether you’ll spot any wildlife during that dream dive expedition to Antarctica, a new book launched this week, the Biogeographic Atlas of the Southern Ocean, will put your concerns to rest.
Ian Seldrup | Aug 24, 2014 11:00 PM
In an unexpected discovery just reported in the journal Nature Geoscience, more than 500 methane vents have been spotted on the seafloor off the U.S. East Coast.
Angela Messina | Aug 22, 2014 4:30 PM
Surprising new evidence shows that coral larvae and baby fish can distinguish between healthy and unhealthy reefs and prefer to settle in places where healthy coral already resides.
Joseph Tepper | Aug 22, 2014 1:49 PM
Today’s existential underwater photography question: Why does the sea smell like the sea? Popular Science tackled this foreboding question in a recent article and found several (scientifically based) culprits.
Angela Messina | Aug 21, 2014 12:19 PM
A US team of researchers discovered a bounty of organisms living under over 2500 feet of ice in Antarctica’s Lake Whillans.

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