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Census of Marine Life

PHOTOS: First Census Of Marine Life Completed After A Decade Of Work

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — The world's oceans may be vast and deep, but a decade-long count of marine animals finds sea life so interconnected that it seems t...

The Wonder of the Oceans

Julie Packard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Julie Packard

The ocean is the biggest backyard we have, and a close look at the life it contains will leave you wide-eyed in amazement.

Threatened Gulf Of Mexico Is 5th Most Diverse Area For Marine Life

AP | RANDOLPH E. SCHMID | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — The oceans around Australia boast the greatest diversity of sea life on the planet, but the now oil-threatened Gulf of Mexico also ...

Census Of Marine Life Tries To Account For Thousands Of Microscopic Sea Creatures

AP | RANDOLPH E. SCHMID | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- If the Census Bureau thinks it has its hands full counting Americans, imagine what scientists are up against in trying to tally every li...

Great White Sharks Now More Endangered Than Tigers

The Daily Mail | David Derbyshire | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Wildlife experts say there are now fewer than 3,500 great whites left in the oceans, making them rarer than tigers....

Deep-Sea Trawling Is Destroying Coral Reefs, Marine Habitats

The Guardian | Ian Sample | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Deep-sea trawling is devastating corals and pristine marine habitats that have gone untouched since the last ice age, a leading marine biologist has w...