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Oceanography

Massive geoengineering projects to hold back glaciers in Greenland and Antarctica could slow sea level rise.

Brian Owens, Contributor

By hunting in the deep and dumping in the shallows, sharks deliver rich nutrients to coral reefs, helping them grow.

James Gaines, Contributor

Tethered balloons equipped with sophisticated cameras can survey threats and damage from an elevated perspective.

Peter Gwynne, Contributor

Citizen scientists confirm that plastic pollution is blemishing previously pristine beaches in the Arctic Ocean.

Kimberly Hickok, Contributor

New programs highlight coral bleaching, a process driven by climate change, which could destroy most coral ecosystems by 2050.

Ramin Skibba, Contributor

Slow digestion and a diverse diet makes the lancetfish perfect for sampling deep sea life.

Teresa L. Carey, Contributor

Scientists use oceanography technology to find the wrecks of World War II aircraft.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

Rising temperatures could limit the growth of large, active fish, potentially upsetting food webs and slashing fishery yields.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Harmful algal blooms could be linked in unexpected ways to water mixing and nutrient levels.

Gabriel Popkin, Contributor

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