Already collected 9 tons: an activist has created a device that cleans the world's oceans from plastic

It has been nearly a decade since Boyan Slat announced at 18 that he had a plan to rid the world's oceans of plastic. What he did, said Business Insider. Slat, who is now 27 years old, is Dutch ...

SpongeBob and Patrick: oceanologists have discovered creatures strikingly similar to the heroes of the famous cartoon

An ocean expedition exploring the depths of the Atlantic captured a striking sight: a sponge very similar to SpongeBob. And next to it is a pink starfish - Patrick's double, SpongeBob's best friend. More details about the unusual find were told by the NPR edition. Christopher Ma was one of the scientists who ...

Higher than the Empire State Building: a coral reef skyscraper found in the ocean

Scientists have discovered a previously unknown huge coral reef in the northern part of the Great Barrier Reef off the coast of Australia, according to the BBC. Its height (500 m) exceeds the Empire State Building in New York (443 m) and the Petronas Towers in the capital of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur (452 ​​m). A group of researchers from ...

Japan wants to dump tons of radioactive water into the ocean: it threatens to change human DNA

Water contaminated by radiation at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan can damage human DNA and, if released into the ocean, will cause long-term consequences for the marine environment. This was announced by the environmental organization GreenPeace. The details were shared by the Voice of America. ...

A mysterious 'blue hole' has formed at the bottom of the ocean off the coast of Florida

Scientists from all over the country travel to the coast of the Florida Gulf to see the mysterious 425 feet (129,5 m) deep blue hole in the ocean floor. ABC News writes about it. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the mysterious glowing ...

'Neon' waves: a fantastically beautiful natural phenomenon off the coast of Southern California

A naturally occurring bioluminescent algae bloom has dramatically brightened the ocean off the coast of Southern California with a blue “neon” glow, writes CBS Los Angeles. Glowing waves create breathtaking views from the beaches of Southern California. Bioluminescence is known as "red tide" or algal bloom, ...

'It's like discovering a new planet': 12 treasure ships found in the Mediterranean

In the Mediterranean Sea, on the seabed between Cyprus and Lebanon, a British team of scientists discovered 12 sunken ships, the holds of which are filled with treasures, writes the League. News. In the Mediterranean Sea, ships of the XNUMXth century were found with treasures - porcelain of the early Ming dynasty, which is sold at auctions ...

From California to Hawaii on the surfboard: how the 50-year-old athlete conquered the ocean. VIDEO

Think your vacation was bad because you had a long hike? See Antonio de la Rosa, who spent 76 days in the ocean, sailing from California to Hawaii on a paddle board. 50-year-old Spaniard Antonio de la ...

The American miraculously survived in shark-infested waters for 12 hours

The American spent 12 terrifying hours in shark-infested waters near Australia, the man miraculously managed to survive, writes the Daily Mail. Levi Vervosetan, a 29-year-old American tourist, was traveling along the east coast of Australia near Cape Palmerston on November 21 when his small boat started leaking and ...

In New Zealand, a seal struck a man with an octopus. VIDEO

In New Zealand, kayaking friends filmed a seal hitting one in the face with an octopus in its mouth. A group from New Zealand attempted to film a video of “cute” seals sunbathing. But people's plans are not ...

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