Deepest coral found off Great Barrier Reef

Scientists from the Catlin Seaview Survey say they've discovered the Great Barrier Reef's deepest corals, over 400 feet beneath the waves.

Ship aims to sample deepest-ever life

A Japanese deep sea drilling vessel, Chikyu, yesterday set a new world record, by drilling down over 2,111 meters below the seafloor to collect rock samples.

Plastic debris found littering ocean

There's far more little bits of plastic in the ocean than previous studies have indicated, according to new research.