Planet Ocean

Despite the names "Atlantic" and "Pacific," the ocean is one giant interconnected ecosystem. Learn about the systems that hold it together, from sea ice and volcanoes to currents and chemistry.

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Recent scientific discoveries have revealed an underwater community of marine animals and other organisms that thrive in the dark depths of the ocean near hydrothermal vents and undersea volcanoes. This ocean ecosystem is dependent...
The ocean, which we often break into five large ocean basins, covers 71 percent...
I became interested in weather phenomena when I took physics in high school. At...
If you think only men can helm research vessels to get their hands dirty and...

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At the entrance of most beaches, there is a bulletin board with notices about water conditions: maybe a faded sign warning...