Tagged With Oceans

An elusive giant squid that inspired the 'kraken' sea monster legend has been spotted in US waters for the first time


12 incredible facts about jellyfish


More plastic pollution is swirling in the deep ocean than in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. It’s even showing up in the intestines of sea creatures.



7 everyday things you’re doing that are hurting the ocean


Killer whales feast on the livers of great white sharks — just one orca sighting can keep the sharks away for a year


Scientists have a new way to estimate how often ocean animals get tangled in plastic — and it could explain why so many whales are washing up dead



Oil-eating microbes found in the deepest part of the ocean could help clean up man-made oil spills


The film 'The Day After Tomorrow' foretold a real and troubling trend: The ocean's water-circulation system is weakening


12 of the most devastating man-made ocean disasters in history, from Exxon Valdez to Deepwater Horizon


Huge swarms of jellyfish are making it difficult to swim in the Mediterranean — and they're there because tuna is disappearing from the sea


We're accidentally driving this extremely ugly fish to extinction


We asked James Blunt what he'd do if he was the editor of Business Insider for a day: Here's what he came up with



'Electric pulse fishing' is illegal and it's turning the ocean into a graveyard — here's why fishermen are doing it anyway


Oysters play a huge role in keeping the oceans clean — but we're killing up to 90% of them in some areas


How a 'blue belt' could save 4 million square kilometres of the world's oceans


The oceans are the hottest they’ve been since we started measuring — which means we should prepare for more disastrous flooding and storms



Tiny plastic particles are polluting the deepest point in the ocean


A Swiss philanthropist has donated $1 billion to save the Earth's wild lands and waters from destruction. Here's where the money is going.


The massive plastic-cleaning device invented by a 24-year-old ran into problems in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Take a look at its difficult journey.


Scientists have discovered that Earth's worst mass extinction was caused by climate change. It was called the 'Great Dying.'