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This Song Makes 'The Little Mermaid' Seem Way, Way Darker

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 09.19.2014 | Comedy

The magical underwater world of Disney's "The Little Mermaid" is a colorful place full of singing fish, vibrant coral and beautiful merpeople with flo...

Rescue for the Global Ocean (Part 3)

Peter Neill | Posted 09.21.2014 | Green
Peter Neill

Our series on the new Global Ocean Commission report, From Decline to Recovery: A Rescue Package for the Global Ocean, continues this week, addressing...

Fossils Found In Mountains Paint Surprising New Picture Of Ancient Oceans

LiveScience | Charles Q. Choi | Posted 05.22.2014 | Science

Ancient fossils now reveal that the deep sea may be the origin of many lineages of sea creatures found closer to the surface, such as a number of sea...

Calamari Safari

Edith Widder | Posted 05.10.2014 | Green
Edith Widder

We live on an ocean planet and the U.S. is an ocean nation. Our country includes more land underwater than above. It might behoove us to remember those facts as we set our country's spending priorities going forward.

Urban Mining

Peter Neill | Posted 05.03.2014 | Green
Peter Neill

Just as we have learned to recycle paper, glass, iron, steel, even water, we must now also learn to recover these new elements as well, mine their density and availability, and invent a new conduct toward sustaining the value of these most precious metals already in hand.

Where's The Hottest Queer Party In NYC This Friday Night?

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.20.2014 | Gay Voices

After the raging success of their naughty winter wonderland party "DICK THE BALLS," living magazine The Culture Whore is back with a new party, co-pre...

Nation's Deepest-Diving Manned Sub Set For Comeback

LiveScience | Megan Gannon | Posted 02.02.2014 | Science

After undergoing a $41-million makeover over the past three years, the United States' deepest-diving manned submersible, Alvin, has been cleared to g...

This Fishing Technique Is Killing Our Oceans

Pénélope Bagieu | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green
Pénélope Bagieu

If this mass deforestation took place on land, it would be a devastating sight. (FYI, it would destroy Paris in a day and a half.)

Steampunk And Deep Ocean Creatures?

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.24.2013 | Arts

Watch LA-based artist PES steampunkify and recreate deep ocean creatures using metal objects like bullet belts, faucet knobs and calipers. PES is ...

How to Launch a 13-Ton Submarine, Part 1

Craig Musburger | Posted 11.12.2013 | Science
Craig Musburger

When word comes from the deep that the sub is done with its work and is returning to the surface, the LRT divers suit back up and reverse the process -- essentially landing the sub on the barge underwater like a fighter jet hitting the deck of an aircraft carrier.

Major Oil Company Warns Of Potential Deep Sea Leaks

Reuters | Posted 11.05.2013 | Green

By Stephen Eisenhammer, Oleg Vukmanovic and Muriel Boselli LONDON/PARIS, Sept 5 (Reuters) - A corrosive drilling fluid that triggered...

WATCH: Deep-Sea Mystery Solved With Help Of Chance Encounters

natureheader | Daniel Cressey | Posted 08.29.2013 | Science

A few chance encounters hundreds of metres underwater seem to have solved the long-standing mystery of what one squid species does with its unusual te...

Protecting Earth's Final Frontier -- The Deep Sea

Richard Steiner | Posted 05.31.2013 | TED Weekends
Richard Steiner

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgTo unleash the same destructive, uncontrolled corporate determinism into the deep sea that has destroyed much of the land surface of our planet would be an historic mistake.

WATCH: What You Don't Know About Life At The Bottom Of The Ocean

David Gallo | Posted 05.31.2013 | TED Weekends
David Gallo

2013-05-31-gallopullTo date we've explored less than 5 percent of the world beneath the waves. So what's in the other 95 percent? Is it possible that by some chance we've already found all of the exciting stuff, or is the ocean full of surprises?

Ancient DNA Found Hidden Below Sea Floor

| Posted 05.08.2013 | Science

By Traci Watson In the middle of the South Atlantic, there's a patch of sea almost devoid of life. There are no birds, few fish, not even much plan...

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 ...

Deep-Diving Director Makes Big Announcement About Sub

Posted 03.27.2013 | Science

By: Douglas Main, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 03/26/2013 12:43 PM EDT on LiveScience One year after James Cameron made a solo dive to the ...

Microbes Likely Roam Deep Within Ocean's Crust

Posted 03.15.2013 | Science

By: Becky Oskin, OurAmazingPlanet Staff Writer Published: 03/14/2013 02:02 PM EDT on LiveScience An entire ecosystem living without light or oxyge...

New Look At Ancient Mud Yields 'Unexpected Discovery'

Posted 03.08.2013 | Science

By: Becky Oskin, OurAmazingPlanet Staff Writer Published: 03/07/2013 10:01 AM EST on LiveScience The story of life on Earth keeps getting stranger...

Has World's Deepest Hydrothermal Vent Been Discovered?

Posted 02.22.2013 | Science

By: Douglas Main, OurAmazingPlanet Staff Writer Published: 02/21/2013 05:11 PM EST on LiveScience Researchers are exploring the deepest known set ...

WATCH: Enormous Squid In Action

Posted 01.08.2013 | Science

A team in Japan has captured what is being called the "first-ever" footage of a giant squid in its natural habitat. The giant squid video was reco...

PHOTOS: Huge Deep-Sea Creature Washes Ashore

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 06.07.2013 | Science

When it comes to unsolved mysteries and a vague fear of the unknown, few things rival the deep ocean. Last Friday, the realm of giant squids and u...

On Columbus Day, It's Time to Rethink Our 'Manifest Destiny'

Richard Steiner | Posted 12.08.2012 | Green
Richard Steiner

There is a better way to govern our last frontiers. The first thing we need is a "timeout." We need a lot more science, and more deliberate thinking about whether this frontier development will help, or hinder, our quest for a sustainable future.

Scientists Discover Vampire Squid's Gross Secret

Posted 09.26.2012 | Science

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 09/25/2012 07:22 PM EDT on LiveScience Despite their name, vampire squid are not deep-s...

Deep-Sea Drilling Record Shattered By Research Vessel

AP | Posted 04.29.2012 | Science

TOKYO -- A Japanese deep-sea drilling probe has set a new world record for depth, reaching 7,740 meters (25,400 feet) below the sea surface, the resea...