Can’t swim, will swim: Meet Mozambique’s new ocean conservationists

Melissa Hobson October 29, 2018 Share this article In a community where the majority of locals are terrified of the water, despite relying for the ocean on their income, these Mozambicans are teaching youngsters to swim as a way of inspiring a new generation of ocean conservationists. Alberto, our usually chirpy housekeeper, has a melancholy […]

2018 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Alaska Cannonball | At the edge of the Arctic Ocean

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Filed under: Videos,Jeep,SUV,Off-Road Part 5 of our 14,000-mile Jeep Wrangler Rubicon adventure. Continue reading 2018 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Alaska Cannonball | At the edge of the Arctic Ocean 2018 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Alaska Cannonball | At the edge of the Arctic Ocean originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 08 Oct […]

This ocean current has huge effects on the world’s seas, and scientists are enduring blistering cold to figure it out

Chris Kreymborg The North Icelandic Jet is a ribbon of cold water deep below the surface of the North Atlantic and is a key part of the global ocean circulatory system. If conditions get extreme enough to slow down or potentially halt the global circulation caused by the North Icelandic Jet, there could be some incredible […]

Giant acidic steam clouds rise from ocean after lava spill in Hawaii (VIDEO)

Incredible footage shows colossal steam clouds rising from the ocean in Hawaii after lava flows from the Kilauea volcano entered the sea at Kapoho Bay. Lava inundated the bay near Hawaii Island’s eastern tip on Monday night, causing giant plumes of acidic fumes, known as ‘laze,’ to billow from the ocean. Mesmerizing video captured by […]

20,000 Atmospheres Promises A Dungeon Crawler Deep Beneath The Ocean Surface

There’s something unique about a game that focuses on a tactile UI and mechanics. From the hands-on manipulation of The Room and Myst to the command consoles of Deadnaut and the grainy screens of Capsule, it’s one way to immerse the player in the role of a character and in a setting. 20,000 Atmospheres looks […]

Herring could actually benefit from ocean acidification

Enlarge (credit: Massachusetts Fisheries) Species don’t live in isolation; they live in very tangled, complicated, interconnected webs. So studying them in isolation has only limited utility, much like studying cells cultured in a sterile petri dish. These laboratory studies can yield suggestive and promising results, but these results are not always applicable to how the […]

The strongest passports in the world all come from the same region— and it’s an ocean away from the US

Yulia Mayorova/Shutterstock.com Passport strength measures how easy it is to travel for citizens of each country. Countries in Western Europe dominate the list of strongest passports, according to financial consulting company Nomad Capitalist. The US passport allows Americans to travel to many countries, but other factors push it down to 35th place. Passports are your […]

Some species could survive ocean acidification by leaning on neighbors

Enlarge (credit: Klaus Stiefel / Flickr) The direct chemical effect of our CO2 emissions on our planet’s oceans gets far less attention than the indirect effects caused by global warming. But CO2 lowers the seawater’s pH—known as “ocean acidification”—and this  has been shown to be a serious problem for many species. Acidification makes it harder for […]