Oil spills from a project that's designed to harness the economic potential of South Africa's oceans are threatening the world's largest remaining African Penguin colony.
Even the remote open ocean offers no escape from industrial fishing for sharks.
They swim, they eat, they multiply.
In a study that cultivated coral 'gardens' with varying numbers of species, plots with more species were healthier. This finding could inform strategies to help coral reefs survive climate change.
A massive new discovery this summer of miles of corals in deep waters off South Carolina shows how much we have yet to learn about life on the ocean floor.
An effort to increase such areas can pose a particular threat to island overseas territories.
Coral reefs are in crisis around the world, and may disappear entirely. 3D printing is a new idea to help them – but it won't be a cure all.
Why do whale sharks come together at just 20 locations around the globe?
It's not just the land and people that have been badly affected by hurricanes.