But the results are not so rosy for the critically endangered hawksbill turtle.
Meanwhile, a proposal to expand offshore drilling in U.S. waters has been halted indefinitely.
The Trump administration has asked a federal judge to allow seismic airgun testing to begin off the Atlantic coast while a lawsuit to prevent the practice works its way through the courts.
While it may seem like a good thing, coral habitat replacing seaweed could be seriously detrimental to marine habitats off the coast of Japan and in the Mediterranean.
The House voted Wednesday to extend the program that oversees removal and prevention of plastics in the nation's waterways.
Marine researchers are hoping to uncover what is drawing the sharks to an open stretch of ocean in the Pacific known as "White Shark Cafe."
Phytoplankton are an essential part of the marine food chain. But according to new research, their numbers are dwindling.
The Deepwater Horizon explosion in the Mexican Gulf is still the largest marine oil spill in U.S. history, and its effects will be felt for decades to come.
Orcas are losing their babies at an unprecedented rate. The solution may lie 400 miles away.
High seas comprise about two-thirds of the oceans—and no one body or agency is tasked with their governance.
Thanks to climate change, conditions are ripe for predatory crabs to invade the delicate marine communities off the coast of Antarctica, which haven't seen the likes of the skeleton-crushing crabs for millions of years.
A federal judge stands up to the noisy navy.
Marine chemist Christopher Reddy offered dispassionate and scientific analyses of the Gulf oil spill last year when others were losing their heads.
Aside from global climate change, carbon dioxide emissions are contributing to another equally disturbing global problem: Ocean acidification — and its potential effects on marine ecosystems, especially coral reefs — has biologists very concerned.
A new paper suggests fishery collapse isn't inevitable if those harvesting seafood share what's there.