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Dumbo Octopus Footage Captured 8,000 Feet Below Ocean

Beneath the ocean's surface, there are creatures that might send shivers down your spine. One of these intriguing creatures is the Dumbo octopus, scientifically known as  Grimpoteuthis. Characterized by short, stout appendages extending from a wide, flowing mantle, prominent eyes, and...

Mysterious ‘Golden Egg’ Discovered on the Seafloor Off Alaska

A mysterious 'golden egg' was discovered on the ocean floor near Alaska. Marine scientists are perplexed and think it might be an egg from an unknown creature. A group of deep-sea explorers working for the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric...

New Strange Species Discovered in Antarctic Sea

A recent scientific finding close to Antarctica has unveiled a new type of creature: the Antarctic strawberry feather star, scientifically known as Promachocrinus fragarius. This unique creature has a body resembling that of a strawberry, with around twenty additional arms...

Ocean Color Changes Due to Climate Change

In a recent study, a group of scientists hailing from renowned institutions such as MIT and the National Oceanography Centre in the U.K. made a remarkable discovery. Over the course of the last 20 years, these diligent researchers have...

Dolphins Use ‘Baby Talk’ With Their Young

New research suggests that dolphins can adjust their communication just like parents and people do when talking to young children. According to a recent study, female bottlenose dolphins modify their vocalizations when they are in the presence of their...

World Environment Day: Plastic Pollution Threatens Marine Life in Greece

A recent study on the extent of plastic pollution in Greece found microplastic pollutants in all 25 marine animals examined. The study conducted by the Archipelagos Institute for Marine Conservation was released prior to the World Environment Day marked on...

19,000 Undersea Volcanoes Discovered by Satellites

A new study has been published in the journal Earth and Space Science, revealing that high-definition radar satellites have detected over 19,000 undersea volcanoes around the world. This discovery is a major breakthrough in seamount research and gives scientists the...

Huge Mass of Seaweed Heading for Florida Beaches

A prominent research professor at Florida Atlantic University (FAU) has issued a warning that the beaches of south Florida are about to suffer a gigantic bloom of foul-smelling, brown seaweed washing ashore. An ecological specialist on macroalgae, Dr. Brian Lapointe,...

Over 190 Countries Reach Historic Deal to Protect Oceans

A landmark agreement to preserve the health of the world's oceans was finally agreed upon by the world's governments after ten years of discussion and debate. The High Seas Treaty intends to preserve and restore marine ecosystems by designating...

9 Year Old Girl Finds Megalodon Tooth on US Beach

Molly, a nine-year-old girl discovered a 15 million years old rare shark tooth on a Maryland beach. Alicia Sampson, Molly's mother, remembers her and her oldest sister, Natalie, requesting and receiving insulated waders and fossil sifters so they could go...