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A woman with a shark clutching to her arm. Photo courtesy of Boca Raton Fire Rescue.
US woman rushed to hospital with shark stuck to arm

A woman in the US state of Florida was rushed to a hospital after being bitten by a shark -- with the animal still clutching on to her arm.

US woman rushed to hospital with shark stuck to arm
US and Cuba discussing joint marine reserve: Kerry
US and Cuba discussing joint marine reserve: Kerry

The United States and its former Cold War foe Cuba are discussing a joint maritime reserve in waters between their countries.

US and Cuba discussing joint marine reserve: Kerry
Cousteau grandson resurfaces after 31 days under water
Cousteau grandson resurfaces after 31 days under water

Fabien Cousteau, the grandson of legendary French oceanographer Jacques Cousteau, emerged from the deep Wednesday after 31 days in an undersea lab off the Florida Keys.

Cousteau grandson resurfaces after 31 days under water
©Reuters/Dinuka Liyanawatte
Oceans worth up to $222 bln annually in CO2 capture

By absorbing carbon emissions from the atmosphere, the seas avert climate damage worth up to $222 billion (163 billion euros) every year, according to an estimate released.

Oceans worth up to $222 bln annually in CO2 capture
Fish losing survival instinct in acidic oceans: study
Fish losing survival instinct in acidic oceans: study

Fish are losing their survival instinct -- even becoming attracted to the smell of their predators -- as the world's oceans become more acidic because of climate change, new research.

Fish losing survival instinct in acidic oceans: study
We need to pull together to save oceans: Kerry
We need to pull together to save oceans: Kerry

US Secretary of State John Kerry warned royalty, corporate kings and environmental warriors that governments won't save the seas without "significant impetus" from every sphere of society.

We need to pull together to save oceans: Kerry
©Reuters/Heinz-Peter Bader
Rescue underway for Russian ship trapped by Antarctic ice

Three icebreaking ships were Thursday hurrying to reach a Russian vessel carrying 74 people on a scientific expedition which is trapped by ice off Antarctica, with Australian authorities coordinating the rescue mission.

Rescue underway for Russian ship trapped by Antarctic ice
©Reuters/Pascal Rossignol
Aqua-Spark fund dives into fish farming future

Investment fund Aqua-Spark is setting course to make money while promoting healthier oceans and feeding the world.

Aqua-Spark fund dives into fish farming future
©REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
Science points to a new global warming source: the sea

Oceans that grow more acidic through Man's fossil fuel burning emissions, can amplify global warming by releasing less of a gas that helps shield Earth from radiation.

Science points to a new global warming source: the sea
©REUTERS/US Marine Corps/Sgt. Eric D. Warren/Handout
Time to train for world's first fleet of marine drones

An odd underwater ballet has been unfolding in the Mediterranean port of Toulon these past few days.

Time to train for world's first fleet of marine drones
Tim Jarvis. Photo courtesy of emediarelease.de
Shackleton Antarctic bid makes landfall

An exhausted British-Australian expedition recreating Ernest Shackleton's 1916 crossing of the Southern Ocean in a small boat made landfall Monday after a perilous 12-day journey.

Shackleton Antarctic bid makes landfall
Australia creates world's largest marine reserves
Australia creates world's largest marine reserves

Australia Friday created the world's largest network of marine reserves, protecting a huge swathe of ocean environment despite claims it will devastate the fishing industry.

Australia creates world's largest marine reserves
Sea lion. Photo courtesy of sportdiver.com
Revealed: How sea lions make mega-dives

Scientists in California have shed light on a marine mystery: how diving mammals can hunt for food at great depths without getting the "bends".

Revealed: How sea lions make mega-dives
Limbless Frenchman swims between US, Russian islands
Limbless Frenchman swims between US, Russian islands

Quadruple amputee Philippe Croizon swam between islands in the icy Bering Strait Friday to cross from America to Asia in the final part of a quest to link all continents.

Limbless Frenchman swims between US, Russian islands
Quadruple amputee prepares for Bering Strait swim
Quadruple amputee prepares for Bering Strait swim

Two silhouettes cut through the water a few hundred yards (metres) from a rainy, windswept beach bordering the flat grasslands near the small Inuit community of Wales, in the far west of Alaska.

Quadruple amputee prepares for Bering Strait swim

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