Gulf of Mexico
The dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico has been as large as the state of New Jersey.
Computer models expected oil to reach Florida. They forgot about the wind.
Swollen rivers carried more nutrients than usual into the Gulf of Mexico this year.
Less snowpack makes spring floods less likely.
Experiment with plastic bergs shows their potential effects when capsizing.
Cousteau relatives together onstage for first time.
Oceans and Seas
Seals help scientists find a new source for cold, deep ocean water.
Two new species were found on the deep sea wood.
Hear about a new black smoker near the Baja Penisula from marine biologist Robert Vrijenhoek.
Project takes panoramic views of ocean floor.
Young and old flocked to the frozen canals over the weekend, as seen in this video.
The re-routed stream heated deep water off New England by 12 degrees Fahrenheit.
The spot is home to unique mussels and crabs.
Images show ice melting over a two-week period.
Gusher from Glen Canyon Dam will restore beaches, fish habitat along Colorado River.
Less than 1,800 likely remain in the wild.
Centuries ago, this river changed to a straighter course.
Where he's diving and how his submersible looks.
He kept busy down there…
Team spends 10 days nearly 50 feet below the waves.
Most of the corals live in the Pacific.
Naivety is no virtue for reserve-reared fish.
Some of the corals are likely more than 6,000 years old.
New ocean floor maps could improve understanding of tsunami threat.
The project aims to get at data that are now impossible to reach.
Cabo Pulmo National Park booming with fish.
The Hatteras was the only Union ship to sink in the Gulf of Mexico.
Strange microbes eek out a living in a super-salty Utah lake.
The dazzling blue melt ponds that dot the Arctic sea ice speed up melting.
Information will be streamed continuously throughout the year.
The instruments give them data on the melting ice and changing Arctic system.
Turbulence may have washed many animals away.