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Barack Obama bans drilling in Arctic, Atlantic oceans

US President Barack Obama has banned future oil and gas drilling in most of the Arctic and Atlantic Oceans, the latest move to cement his environmental legacy before he leaves office next month.

Quake of magnitude 7.4 strikes northwest of Ascension Island: USGS

An earthquake of magnitude 7.4 struck 975 km (606 miles) northwest of Ascension Island in the Atlantic Ocean on Monday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS )reported.

7.4-magnitude quake shakes southern Atlantic Ocean: USGS

 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.

US military bases at risk from sea level rise: Study

US military bases along the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico will be increasingly vulnerable to floods and power-packed storms as the planet warms, researchers said on Wednesday.

NASA's NEEMO 21 research mission begins, aquanauts splash down!

NASA's NEEMO 21 research mission begins, aquanauts splash down!

The US space agency began its new mission named 'NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations (NEEMO) 21' on July 21, 2016.

Polish grandpa gives up Atlantic kayak crossing bid

 Waves off Sandy Hook in the state of New Jersey pushed Doba ashore.

SpaceX makes third rocket landing on droneship

SpaceX makes third rocket landing on droneship

 US aerospace company, SpaceX successfully landed the first stage of its Falcon 9 rocket on a droneship in the Atlantic Ocean after launching a commercial communications satellite into orbit for a Thai firm.

Chinese ship set to be first through expanded Panama Canal

A Chinese-owned freighter will be the first vessel to pass through Panama's newly expanded canal, to be inaugurated with great pomp in June after nine years of work, officials said on Friday.

China wants ships to use faster Arctic route opened by global warming

China will encourage ships flying its flag to take the Northwest Passage via the Arctic Ocean, a route opened up by global warming, to cut travel times between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, a state-run newspaper said on Wednesday.

Sinking of the Titanic: This eerie video tells the tale

Sinking of the Titanic: This eerie video tells the tale

A chillingly detailed video of the last hours of the Titanic.

SpaceX launches inflatable space habitat to ISS

SpaceX launches inflatable space habitat to ISS

 US space firm SpaceX resumed its resupply mission to the International Space Station (ISS) on Friday, carrying aboard an experimental inflatable space habitat that might be crucial for future deep space explorations.

Shipwreck found off North Carolina believed to be Civil War-era steamer

 A shipwreck discovered off the coast of North Carolina is likely one of three Confederate blockade runners known to have been lost in the area, archaeologists said on Monday.

Global expedition discovers mantle rocks with signs of life

The 32-member team that recently returned from a 47-day research expedition to the middle of the Atlantic Ocean collected these unique rock samples using seabed rock drills from Germany and Britain.

Russia, Britain discuss avoiding airspace, naval ''incidents''

The Russian Defence Ministry said late on Thursday that senior British military officials had met with their Russian counterparts in Moscow to discuss how best to avoid incidents between the two countries` armed forces at sea and in the air.

Hurricane Joaquin gains force near Bahamas, heads toward US

Hurricane Joaquin intensified as it approached the small, sparsely populated islands of the eastern Bahamas on a projected track that would take it near the US East Coast early next week.

Tropical Storm Grace forms over eastern Atlantic

  Tropical Storm Grace formed in the eastern Atlantic Ocean on Saturday with maximum sustained winds of 40 mph (65 kph) and was heading west on a path that could take it in the direction of the Caribbean, the National Hurricane Center said.

Missing teens strayed from planned route into open ocean

Two teens whose lives were intertwined with the sea remained lost in the Atlantic, as their families and authorities tried to maintain hope against the fading odds of their survival.

NASA to conduct undersea tests for deep space crew

NASA will send an international crew to the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean this summer to prepare for future deep space missions during the 14-day NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations (NEEMO) 20 expedition to begin from July 20, NASA said in a statement.

Colombia protests Venezuela fixing of maritime border

Colombia protests Venezuela fixing of maritime border

Colombia`s foreign ministry has sent a letter of protest to neighboring Venezuela after the government of President Nicolas Maduro decreed maritime borders in a disputed area of the Atlantic Ocean, a ministry source said on Saturday.

Tropical Storm Ana heads toward US southeast

Tropical Storm Ana heads toward US southeast

Tropical storm Ana barreled toward the US southeastern coast Saturday, threatening flooding, high winds and life-threatening tides in the region, forecasters warned.