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Yellowfin Tuna

Tuna companies and supermarkets have joined WWF in calling for better regulation of tuna fishing within the Indian Ocean. In a letter signed by...
Turtle by Patrick Meier IUCN Oceans Photographer of the Year 2016

The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has launched its 2016 Oceans Photography contest. Photographers are invited to submit up to three photos...

For the first time sea level has been mapped from space with GPS reflections, according to new research published in Geophysical Research Letters by...
Deep sea exploration - xprize

A global competition is challenging teams to design an underwater vehicle to explore the deep sea. It must map the seafloor, produce images of...
Scuba Bestsellers 2015

SCUBA Travel are pleased to release their annual list of the diving best-selling books and DVDs. Most of the books are either diving area...
Underwater glider with sensors

Nineteen thousand sensors collect data in the Gulf of Mexico every day, feeding it back to researchers around the world. The information acquired is...

A beautiful coral reef is a healthy coral reef: new system judges health and beauty of reefs just from underwater photos.
Rich cold-water coral reef in the Whittard Canyon area by the Isis ROV

The UK's National Oceanography Centre has produced the first true three-dimensional picture of submarine canyon habitats, using a unique combination of marine robotics and...
Total ocean alkalinity from space.

Remote monitoring of large swathes of inaccessible ocean from satellites that orbit the Earth some 700 km above our heads is set to revolutionise...
Underwater robot maps sea ice

An underwater robot has enabled researchers to produce the first detailed, high-resolution 3-D maps of Antarctic sea ice. Scientists from the UK, USA and...