Ocean spots cleared of fishing boats and other intrusions by COVID-19 quarantines saw increased and even unusual marine life behavior - and Discovery Channel’s Shark Week jumped through hoops to capitalize on the brief window.

What do we want from our oceans?

November 27, 2019 09:41 am

This is a question we need to ask ourselves but before answering we need to acknowledge the diversity of expectations and aspirations that we all have for oceans, which cover more than two-thirds of the planet’s surface.

Oceans changes its emotions

October 29, 2019 09:22 am

You might have tried your best To convince her to be with you for the rest But she denies and doesn't give you clear explanations And you don't know what to do whether to leave her or wait until the oceans changes its emotions.

Plastic waste has been found on the seafloor during a record-breaking dive by an American explorer.

WASHINGTON, Feb 5: The color of the sea will become darker by the end of this century due to climate change, according to a study published on Monday in the journal Nature Communications.

Sept 9: A supply ship towing a long floating boom designed to corral ocean plastic has set sail from San Francisco for a test run ahead of a trip to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.

April 23: Scientists are preparing to launch the world's first machine to clean up the planet's largest mass of ocean plastic.

You are the ocean

January 9, 2018 10:10 am

You contain deep depths of water Vibrant currents that pulse electric within you Sometimes an emotional storm chokes you And your waves ascend to perilous heights Then scream as they fall.

HONOLULU, August 17:  A multi-agency team scoured the ocean off Hawaii for five soldiers aboard an Army helicopter that went down during a nighttime training exercise.

SEOUL, South Korea, March 6: North Korea on Monday fired four banned ballistic missiles that flew about 1,000 kilometers (620 miles), with three of them landing in waters that Japan claims as its exclusive economic zone, South Korean and Japanese officials said, in an apparent reaction to huge military drills by Washington and Seoul that Pyongyang insists are an invasion rehearsal.

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 8: The United States Geological Survey is reporting a 6.5 magnitude earthquake off the coast of Northern California in the Pacific Ocean.

WASHINGTON, Aug 20: A 7.4-magnitude quake shook the southern Atlantic Ocean early Friday, the US Geological Survey said, with an epicenter 195 miles (316 kilometers) from islands hosting a British Antarctic research station.