Oceans


CO2 in Oceans Causes an Ice Age every 100,000 Years

CO2 in Oceans Causes an Ice Age every 100,000 Years

Oceans may be responsible for making the Earth move in and out of ice ages every 100,000 years, finds a study.According to the...

Oct 30 2016, 4:59am CDT

Squid and Octopi Are Colorblind But Match Perfectly

Squid and Octopi Are Colorblind But Match Perfectly

Researchers at The University of Queensland have found out something quite interesting - cephalopods along the coast are colorb...

Sep 16 2016, 12:03pm CDT

Oceans may Have Massive Reserve of Hydrogen

Oceans may Have Massive Reserve of Hydrogen

 Hydrogen may not be as rare as once thought as a new study says that rocks beneath the ocean floor by fast-spreading tec...

Jul 21 2016, 1:16pm CDT

NASA Probe to Explore Global Atmosphere Over Oceans

NASA Probe to Explore Global Atmosphere Over Oceans

NASA is set to launch a new airborne mission to map the contours of the atmosphere as carefully as explorers once traced the l...

Jul 8 2016, 2:23am CDT

World’s Oceans Accumulated Huge Amounts of Carbon in Previous Ice Age

World’s Oceans Accumulated Huge Amounts of Carbon in Previous Ice Age

It has been found that super-slow circulation allowed the world’s oceans to accumulate large quantities of carbon in the previo...

Jun 27 2016, 11:07am CDT

World Oceans Day: Canoe Crew Sail Around the World Without Motors or GPS

World Oceans Day: Canoe Crew Sail Around the World Without Motors or GPS

Some members in a canoe are currently sailing around the world without anything to guide them. No GPS or motors....

Jun 9 2016, 5:22am CDT

Oceans are Running Out of Oxygen

Oceans are Running Out of Oxygen

Climate change has effects that run deep. It is now even causing oxygen depletion in the oceans of the world....

May 4 2016, 6:55am CDT

Supernovae Showered Earth's Oceans With Radioactive Debris

Supernovae Showered Earth's Oceans With Radioactive Debris

Our planet earth was hit with massive doses of radiation a long time ago. This may have played a part in our species’ evolution...

Apr 7 2016, 7:05am CDT

Blowing Tiny Bubbles Through Oceans Could Save Coral Reefs

Blowing Tiny Bubbles Through Oceans Could Save Coral Reefs

US researchers have found that blowing tiny bubbles through sea water could help protect coral reefs and oyster farms from ocea...

Mar 27 2016, 7:12am CDT

Plastic Collectors Near Coasts Clean Oceans Most Effectively

Plastic Collectors Near Coasts Clean Oceans Most Effectively

Coastal blockages could serve as a net for one-third of the oceanic plastic pollution. Indonesia and China are the places to st...

Jan 21 2016, 4:06am CST

Oceans Absorbed Double Amount of Man-made Heat Since 1997: Study

Oceans Absorbed Double Amount of Man-made Heat Since 1997: Study

World oceans absorbed 150 zettajoules of heat energy in the last 18 years, meaning they have trapped heat energy equal to Hiros...

Jan 20 2016, 10:11pm CST

Scientists Raise Alarm as 8 Trillion Plastic Microbeads Polluting Oceans

Scientists Raise Alarm as 8 Trillion Plastic Microbeads Polluting Oceans

Researcher have found extensive amounts of microbeads in aquatic bodies and marine and freshwater life. They hope to urge law m...

Sep 19 2015, 3:51pm CDT

The Ocean Cleanup will start Cleaning Oceans from Plastic in 2016

The Ocean Cleanup will start Cleaning Oceans from Plastic in 2016

Will humankind have to thank a 20 year old for cleaning up and saving our oceans from plastic waste in the future? It certainly...

Jun 2 2015, 9:14am CDT