Rise in sea levels 'far worse' than previously believed
Rise in sea levels 'far worse' than previously believed

A new study has recently revealed global oceans have risen at almost double the estimate in the last two decades than previously thought.

SpaceX rocket nails launch but narrowly misses landing test
SpaceX rocket nails launch but narrowly misses landing test

An unmanned SpaceX rocket blasted off on Saturday to deliver a cargo capsule to the International Space Station, but narrowly failed a novel test to land itself on a platform in the ocean, the company said.

Now, $80 'Sharkbanz' wristband to fend off ocean's most feared predator sharks
Now, $80 'Sharkbanz' wristband to fend off ocean's most feared predator sharks

A new wristband has recently been developed that claims to fend off ocean's most feared predator sharks and is available for 80 dollars.

Nuclear weapons to blast dangerous asteroids?
Nuclear weapons to blast dangerous asteroids?

 US researchers are looking into the possibility of using nuclear weapons to protect Earth from the threat of incoming asteroids.

Ice Age thaw signalled 1,000 years earlier
Ice Age thaw signalled 1,000 years earlier

The Atlantic Ocean at mid-depths may have given out early warning signals - 1,000 years in advance - that the last Ice Age was going to end, says a study.

SAARC policy makers, scientists discuss climate change

Policymakers and scientists from SAARC countries have begun deliberations on climate change, which is adversely affecting Ocean and marine life in the region.

Over five trillion pieces of plastic litter world's oceans: Study

The health of our oceans is at grave risk, with a study revealing that more then five trillion pieces of plastic now litter the world's oceans, media reported.

How to find an infant Earth

 New research from Cornell University shows where - and when infant Earths are most likely to be found.

Solar energy to turn sea water potable
Solar energy to turn sea water potable

Now it's possible to turn the saline sea water into drinking water with a ground-breaking prototype developed by a Britain- based firm Desolenator.

Eel-like robotic fish to scan inaccessible ocean areas
Eel-like robotic fish to scan inaccessible ocean areas

Inspired by Anguilliform fishes due to their superior flexibility compared with other fish species, a team of scientists in Singapore developed and built a prototype of an eel-like robotic fish.

Human-induced nitrogen pollution big threat to ocean
Human-induced nitrogen pollution big threat to ocean

 Human activity, particularly in industrial and agricultural processes, has had significant impacts on the upper ocean nitrogen cycle, a new study warns.

Major tectonic event may have triggered burst of animal life 530 million years ago

A new research has explored that a major tectonic event may have triggered the rise in sea level and other environmental changes that accompanied the apparent burst of animal life.

Does the Saturn moon hide a 'fossil' core or an ocean?
Does the Saturn moon hide a 'fossil' core or an ocean?

A new study focused on the interior of Saturn's icy moon Mimas suggests that its icy surface cloaks either a rugby ball-shaped rocky core or a sloshing sub-surface ocean.

Changing Antarctic waters may lead to abrupt rise in global sea level

A new study has revealed that Current changes in the ocean around Antarctica may set off steep 3-4 meter rise in global sea level.

Deepest, least-explored parts of Earth's oceans mapped
Deepest, least-explored parts of Earth's oceans mapped

A team of scientists have created a new map of the world's seafloor, offering thousands of unseen seamounts on ocean floor.

Human sleep pattern may have evolved first in oceans
Human sleep pattern may have evolved first in oceans

The cells that control our rhythms of sleep and wakefulness may have first evolved in the ocean - hundreds of millions of years ago - in response to pressure to move away from the Sun, a new study has found.

Human sleep patterns evolved first in ocean?

The cells that control our rhythms of sleep and wakefulness may have first evolved in the ocean - hundreds of millions of years ago - in response to pressure to move away from the sun, shows a new study.

Arctic sea ice depletion to result in rise of CO2 in atmosphere
Arctic sea ice depletion to result in rise of CO2 in atmosphere

A new study has revealed that Arctic Sea ice helps remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and its depletion would result in an increase of atmospheric concentration of the gas.

Antarctica`s `first-of-its-kind` map unveils secrets of sea life

New Antarctica atlas, which is first of this magnitude since the publication of the Antactic Map Folio Series 45 years ago, has helped marine biologists from across the world in finding thousands of new species in the ocean.

Hawaii to get massive floating fish farms

A US firm has started work on huge floating cages that will hold 1,000 tonnes of fish in the deep sea off Hawaii`s coast.