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Scientists Spy Rare Carpet Of Crabs Swarming Across Deep Sea Floor

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 04.12.2016 | Science

While diving in a manned submersible off the coast of Panama, scientists witnessed something you might expect to see on an anthill or beehive -- or ma...

Antarctic Ice Melt Could Get Worse, But Humans Can Slow It Down

The Huffington Post | Kim Bellware | Posted 10.16.2015 | Science

The melting of Antarctic ice shelves could double in the next 35 years and lead to ice shelf collapse by the end of the century if fossil fuel consump...

Radiation in the Ocean

Peter Neill | Posted 09.01.2016 | Green
Peter Neill

The warming of the ocean surely has an impact on changing growth patterns of marine plants and animals, just as the changing pH or acidity of the ocean has been shown to modify habitat and migrations. But what else?

Mystery Of Greenland's Disappearing Lakes Finally Solved

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 06.05.2015 | Science

One of nature's greatest vanishing acts has finally been explained, as scientists have figured out what causes the sudden drainage of some big lakes a...

WATCH: The Terrifying Moment When A Great White Shark Attacks

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 08.06.2014 | Science

What's it like to be attacked by a Great White shark? Now's your chance to find out--and you don't have to risk life and limb. A scary new video f...

Research Sub Lost While Diving In Deep Trench

LiveScience | Jeanna Bryner | Posted 05.13.2014 | Science

A hybrid remotely operated vehicle (ROV) dubbed Nereus was lost while diving 6.2 miles (10 km) beneath the sea surface in a deep trench northeast of N...

SOLVED: 14,000-Year-Old Ocean Mystery

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.16.2013 | Science

It's long been known that after the last Ice Age, the northern reaches of the Pacific Ocean erupted with life, but scientists were at a loss to explai...

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.

Study Indicates A Greater Threat Of Extreme Weather

The New York Times | JUSTIN GILLIS | Posted 04.27.2012 | Green

New research suggests that global warming is causing the cycle of evaporation and rainfall over the oceans to intensify more than scientists had expec...

PHOTOS: Exploring Greenland's Supraglacial Lakes

Posted 12.22.2011 | Green

From the International League of Conservation Photographers: What do you think of when you hear the word "scientist" -- white-bearded men scribblin...