With sea life is in danger due to rising ocean acidification, the Wendy Schmidt Ocean XPrize kicks off with $2 million in prize money on the line for the best methods for measuring ocean pH levels.
A team of international scientists has spent four years painstakingly cataloguing every known living organism in the Southern Ocean.
The Nereus unmanned deep-sea vehicle is lost at sea after attempting a dramatic dive into an ocean trench.
NASA cracks the mystery of a large group of lights seen off the coast of Argentina, far from any town.
As oceans become overfished, polluted, and warmer, the X Prize foundation is looking to the public to come up with ideas for three new challenges to pose to the world's top innovators.
Researchers are developing a "deep-sea computing network" that could bring Wi-Fi access underwater to better detect tsunamis, collect data, and monitor offshore activity.
Beating out four fellow finalists, Tracy Villareal wins the PacX Challenge with a proposal to compare ocean data collected by satellites with data collected on the surface of the ocean.
The $2 million challenge tasks competitors with accurately measuring ocean acidification, a step toward improving the health of our seas and inspiring new market-based uses of the oceans.
Sea-surface temperatures may explain why climate change is not warming the planet as fast.
Learning how science and the world work is rarely is as much fun as in this book from Randall Munroe, the creator of the XKCD comic. It's good for kids and adults.