Waves can travel miles over the ocean. But it's not the water that travels – it's energy. We ask: what are waves and how are they created? A surfing physics teacher explains.
Ocean waters hit their highest temperature ever last year, and the rate at which they are warming is speeding up, a new study has revealed. Researchers called the new data "further proof of global warming."
Australia's dry and hot weather, coupled with ocean heat waves, could last for months. Meteorologists' forecasts don't bode well for battling bushfires across Australia.
As sea levels rise, the planet's natural bulwarks against the ocean could help protect the coastline. But these very habitats are also under threat.
Ceremonies have been held in Indonesia, Thailand, India, Sri Lanka and elsewhere for the victims of one of history's deadliest disasters. More than 230,000 people were killed across a string of Indian Ocean nations.
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