iOS app Android app

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...

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...

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....