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'Extremely High Levels' Of Toxic Pollutants Found In Deepest Part Of Oceans

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 02.14.2017 | World

Not even the very deepest, darkest depths of Earth’s oceans can escape mankind’s legacy of toxic pollution. In a shocking discovery highlighting t...

How Deep Is It Really? A Visual Representation Of The Ocean's Depths

Sarah Caroline Bell | Posted 06.21.2016 | Green
Sarah Caroline Bell

We know it's deep, but it is hard to grasp the true depth of the ocean. This mystery makes it an appealing challenge for those who love exploring for...

The Ocean Bottom Is Surprisingly Noisy

The Huffington Post | Casey Williams | Posted 03.03.2016 | Science

Scientists have recorded sounds from the deepest part of the ocean -- and they were amazed by what they heard. Researchers used a titanium-encased mic...

Scientists Break Record, Discover Mysterious New Fish In The Deepest Place On Earth

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 12.23.2014 | Green

Scientists just got a whole new look at what lurks deep below the ocean's surface. Eerie, transparent fish and supergiant crustaceans were filmed s...

A New Age of Discovery

James Cameron | Posted 08.11.2013 | Science
James Cameron

We explored outward to the moon and outer space at the end of the 20th century, but we entered the 21st century managing to overlook this continent-size frontier right on our own planet.

What Lives At Bottom Of Mariana Trench?

| Posted 04.15.2013 | Science

By Jennifer Frazer The deepest, darkest, scariest place on the maps I loved pondering as a child was a crescent-shaped canyon in the western Pacific ...

WOW: Strange Sunless Realm Teems With Life

Reuters | Environment Correspondent Alister Doyle | Posted 05.19.2013 | Science

By Environment Correspondent Alister Doyle OSLO (Reuters) - Microbes are thriving in surprising numbers at the deepest spot in the ocea...

Explorers Club Journeys to New Depths With World Record Diver

Megan Snedden | Posted 12.15.2012 | New York
Megan Snedden

In 1960, Don Walsh -- accompanied by fellow explorer Jacques Piccard -- became the first person to venture to the deepest part of the ocean, approximately 35,798 feet into the Mariana Trench located in the Western Pacific Ocean.

Scientists Explore The Ocean's Second-Deepest Trench

Posted 09.25.2012 | Green

By Katharine Gammon, OurAmazingPlanet Contributor: It's a familiar saying in the world of oceanography: Don't put anything over the side of the shi...

James Cameron: What's Next

Mera McGrew | Posted 08.19.2012 | Green
Mera McGrew

Cameron's achievements within exploration are a reminder that in an era of technological advancement there are still many new frontiers left to be explored.

Deep-Diving Submersible Puts U.S. Record At Risk

Posted 06.12.2012 | Science

By: Andrea Mustain, OurAmazingPlanet Staff Writer Published: 06/11/2012 03:26 PM EDT on OurAmazingPlanet China has announced that it is ready t...

James Cameron's Deep-Sea Dive To Debut On TV Channel

Posted 04.30.2012 | Science

By: OurAmazingPlanet Staff Published: 04/29/2012 12:12 PM EDT on OurAmazingPlanet Barely a month after filmmaker James Cameron piloted a newfang...

LOOK: New Seafloor Photo Shows Eerie Deep-Sea Realm

Posted 04.09.2012 | Science

By: OurAmazingPlanet Staff Published: 04/07/2012 12:18 PM EDT on OurAmazingPlanet James Cameron's deep-diving team has been keeping busy. Just ...

WATCH: James Cameron Describes Record-Setting Dive

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2012 | Science

By Steve Gorman (Reuters) - Returning from humankind's first solo dive to the deepest spot in the ocean, filmmaker James Cameron said h...

Amazing Aquatic Drones Make Record-Setting Ocean 'Swim'

Posted 03.15.2012 | Science

By: InnovationNewsDaily Published: 03/13/2012 05:43 PM EDT on InnovationNewsDaily Oceangoing robots have broken a distance record by reaching Hawa...

Hollywood Director Plans Risky Plunge To Deep Ocean Floor

Posted 05.09.2012 | Science

By: Andrea Mustain Published: 03/08/2012 10:31 AM EST on OurAmazingPlanet Filmmaker and explorer James Cameron has unveiled plans to visit the d...

The Earth's Decade

Glenn Hurowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Glenn Hurowitz

This decade will be remembered and felt for its impact on Nature: the species that were saved and those that were lost; the heating of the planet; the forests cut down and those that continue to provide oxygen to our children's children.

Bush Plan For Marine Preserve Threatened By Cheney

Treehugger | Lloyd Alter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A few months back, environmentalists cheered President Bush's proposed creation of a vast Pacific marine preserve that included the area of the Marian...