Are Deep Sea Reefs Really a Lifeboat for Our Vanishing Corals?
A new study has cast doubt on the extent to which mesophotic reefs may be a refuge for shallower species hit by overfishing, warming waters, and extreme weather.
Tracking Young Great Whites Off the Coast of Long Island
This area of the Atlantic has been known as a nursery for the apex predator for decades, but no one has attempted to study these sharks' movements—until now.
The Enormous Consequences of America's Catastrophic Weather This Year
Record-breaking droughts, fires, and hurricanes have made the near-term effects of climate change a front-and-center issue across America.
Hello, El Niño: The Pacific Ocean Is Looking a Lot Like It Did in 1997
Forecasters say we have a 95 percent chance of having an El Niño event this winter, but predicting its local effects is iffier.
Smoke From Bigger, Hotter Wildfires Can Inflame Health Problems for Thousands of Miles
Wildfires may be harming the health of people who live hundreds or thousands of miles from the flames.
Is Dusk Descending on Aquarius Seabase?
The author of the new book SEALAB: America’s Forgotten Quest to Live and Work on the Ocean Floor writes that the world’s only undersea base may be wrapping up its last-ever mission as U.S. funding favors unmanned undersea exploration.