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Every year, between eight and 13 million tonnes of plastic leak into our oceans. It's the equivalent of a truckload of plastic every minute.
Equinor, a Norwegian oil company, submitted a plan to explore deep-sea oil drilling 230 miles off the coast of South Australia.
Where does the Sun rise and set? Why are days longer in summer and shorter in winter? Take a look at a few curious and fascinating facts about sunset and sunrise.
Sea urchins are spherical and spiny marine animals that inhabit all five oceans of the world.
A professional diver was swallowed and spat out by a massive Bryde's whale off the coast of South Africa.
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to take up an appeal of a Clean Water Act case out of Hawaii concerning treated sewage flowing into the Pacific Ocean from injection wells.