Articles (Oceanography)

Marine Heat Waves
(Environment and Climate Change)

Marine heat waves are defined as a duration when the water surface temperature is 90% warmer than prior sea surface temperatures; this may last from days to months.

Smart Machines Exploring the World Oceans
(Oceans and Marine Life)

The oceans carry numerous species that are yet to be discovered; the robotics industry and artificial intelligence are making the process much more accessible and affordable.


Marine Medical Miracles
(Oceans and Marine Life)

Over the years, marine organisms have attracted much attention as potential sources for medicine.


Meet the Barracuda Fish
(Oceans and Marine Life)

Barracudas are scary nocturnal gnawing fish; they attack their prey and tear them apart with their dagger-like teeth.


Effects of the Coronavirus Pandemic on Marine Ecology
(Oceans and Marine Life)

As personal protective items were heavily used due to their effective role in preventing Covid-19 infection, a serious environmental problem has emerged.


The Benguela Marine Ecosystem
(Oceans and Marine Life)

One of the most precious resources that have been facing many challenges is the Benguela Marine Ecosystem, which runs along southwestern Africa and the coastline of Angola, Namibia, and South Africa.


Acidification Attack
(Oceans and Marine Life)

The introduction of massive amounts of CO2 into the seas is altering water chemistry and affecting the life cycles of many marine organisms, particularly those at the lower end of the food chain.


The Mysterious Case of the Bermuda Triangle
(Fact and Myth)

As mysterious as it would read, when you dig deeper, the case becomes less puzzling!

Sea Floor Geology
(Oceans and Marine Life)

Geological oceanography is a field that studies the ocean floor’s history and structure; that is, studying the solid rocks and basins where the oceans lie. 


Protecting Our Seas
(Oceans and Marine Life)

Looking at marine ecosystems, we can see how human intervention has caused great distress; let us have a look at their problems.

Divers by Nature
(Travel, Explore, and Venture)

The idea of living under water among sea creatures has always been my childhood fantasy. However, when I try to hold my breath underwater I would, as any normal person, suffocate, but not the Bajaus.


Promising Inventions by Young Inventors of Today
(The People of Science: Scientists and Inventors)

We need not worry, as the future generation of young innovators may change the world.


Atlantis: The Lost Civilization
(Travel, Explore, and Venture)

Unlike many legendary stories the origins of which have been lost, we know when and where the story of the Lost City of Atlantis first appeared.



Physical Phenomena and the World of Design
(Science and Art)

Because we are accustomed to live with tools and machines that allow us access to endless information, designers pursue graphs, codes, and software that transforms data and variables into unique shapes.

The Mystery of Shark Attacks
(Oceans and Marine Life)

Back in 2010, a series of bloody shark attacks terrorized the normally serene beaches of Sharm-Elsheikh. The attacks were so ferocious that experts were at a loss explaining the unprecedented behavior.


Coral Treasures of the Red Sea
(Oceans and Marine Life)

The rich diversity and high level of endemism in the Red Sea is largely attributed to the 2,000 km of coral reef extending along its coastline.


Monsters of the Ocean: The Grotesque Pacific Viperfish
(Oceans and Marine Life)

The pacific viperfish, Chauliodus sloani, is one of the most grotesque-looking deep ocean fish in existence; the kind of fish that could be featured in a horror movie.


Monsters of the Ocean: The Elusive Giant Squid
(Oceans and Marine Life)

The elusive giant squid, known to science as Architeuthis dux, is a true sea monster.


Camouflage: Marine Hide and Seek
(Oceans and Marine Life)

Camouflage is a process through which animals change colors in accordance with the surrounding environment, becoming hardly distinguishable from it.


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