Satellite observations of global sea-surface temperature show that a 30-year upward trend has slowed down within the last 15 years. Climate scientists say this is not the end of global warming, but the result of a rearrangement in the energy flow of the climate system and, in particular, how the ocean stores heat.
James Cameron's original Avatar may have taken place on the surface and skies of Pandora, but at least part of the film's sequel will be filmed underwater.
An international team of researchers associated with the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) recently fitted a South American sea bird with a small camera.
The U.S. Navy is trying to figure out ways to create power with underwater photovoltaics, and making some progress.
Ocean pollution is a global problem.