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Polar Region's Ecosystem Is HOW Old?

Posted 05.29.2013 | Science

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 05/28/2013 02:43 PM EDT on LiveScience The modern ecosystem of icy Antarctica is some 3...

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...

WATCH: Surprising Way Tiny Plankton Avoid Hungry Fish

| Daniel Strain | Posted 03.22.2012 | Science

Plankton bring the flea circus to the ocean. Like flying trapeze artists or tumbling acrobats, these tiniest of marine animals can really soar above t...

More Malware Found In Android Market

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 08.13.2011 | Technology

Google has been forced to pull 10 more applications infected with malware from the Android Market, according to Computer World. Security researcher...

Huge Oil Plume Isn't Going Away, Could Take Months To Degrade After BP Spill

AP | SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — A 22-mile-long invisible mist of oil is meandering far below the surface of the Gulf of Mexico, where it will probably loiter for m...

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.

Green News Report: August 3, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Thousands...

Bad Acid Trip

David Helvarg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Helvarg

More than 40 years after Woodstock it's the ocean that's on a bad acid trip. It's been scraped raw, emptied out, overheated, poisoned and abused, not a good time to be ingesting dangerous chemicals.

Plankton Bloom And A Scary Midnight At Sea

Laurie David | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Laurie David

On June 10, Captain Charles Moore set off for the first leg of a four month expedition from California to past the Northern Hawaiian Islands to test for plastic marine debris.

Germany To Try Dumping Iron In Ocean To Fight Global Warming

Treehugger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Ocean Fertilization a Political Hot Potato Dumping iron in the ocean to reverse global warming evokes strong reactions and epitomizes the political ho...

Forget Person Of The Year, Debate The Most Important Species

Huffington Post | Dave Burdick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

If you thought the season for debates and voting had ended, think again! Some folks over in the UK -- specifically, the EarthWatch institute -- are de...