Oysters face twin threats

Predators and ocean acidification spell doom for once-prevalent Olympia oysters.
kelp with fish

'Kelp Watch" monitors Fukushima contamination

Berkeley Lab collaborates on program to track nuclear contamination from quake-damaged power plant in Japan.

Marine scientists track spread of sea star wasting disease

Mysterious outbreak has become widespread along the U.S. west coast over the past several months.
deep sea ecosystem - carbonates

World ocean systems undermined by climate change by 2100

Scientists warn against the high risk of degradation of marine ecosystems and the human hardships that may result.
elephant seal with tracking device

Tracking reveals hidden lives of elephant seals

New data on the deep-diving creatures include a record-setting dive more than a mile deep.