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Staff at D' Bone Collector Museum Inc. in Davao, Philippines, examine the contents of a dead whale's stomach.

A whale washed up dead in the Philippines with almost 100 pounds worth of trash in its stomach, including plastic shopping bags and rice sacks

Scientists said the curvier's beaked whale died from 'gastric shock,' and it was the most plastic they'd ever seen in a whale.
Great white sharks can swim up to 35 mph.

10 places you’re most likely to see a great white shark

It's not as common to get bitten by a great white shark than is often believed. Here are 10 places where you're likely to see one.
Niyama Private Islands Resort in the Maldives offers a unique dining experience.

14 underwater restaurants around the world

Eating below sea level offers a one-of-a-kind dining experience. Here are 14 underwater restaurants you should consider visiting.
This $48 million Triton submarine just went to the deepest part of the Atlantic, the Puerto Rico Trench.

A $48 million submarine just took a record-breaking dive into the deepest corner of the Atlantic Ocean — 27,840 feet down

Explorer and businessman Victor Vescovo plunged 27,480 feet deep into the Atlantic Ocean on Wednesday. That's a record.
This blobfish is just one of the creatures the fisherman has found.

This fisherman photographs the most disgusting creatures he finds at the bottom of the sea, and the pictures will give you nightmares

A Russian fisherman takes photos of the odd creatures he finds. "No need to invent monsters," he wrote. "Nature has already done it."
"Larval Tripod fish."

12 stunning photos of plankton underwater that will play tricks on your eyes

Did you know that plankton looks like exotic fish? Ryo Minemizu is an award-winning photographer who has been capturing incredible images of microscopic plankton since 1990 that will have you rethinking everything you know about the ocean.
Rip currents sometimes appear to be calm patches in between the waves.

Four people drowned after being caught in rip currents over the weekend — here’s how to survive if you get caught in one

Rip currents, which are sometimes referred to as "rip tides," are coastal phenomena that occur when a channel of ocean water starts flowing away from shore and out to sea. Here's how to spot a rip current and how to get out of one if you get caught.
Mark Dalio, Founder and Creative Director of OceanX Media, and Ray Dalio, Founder of OceanX, speak onstage at the launch of OceanX at the American Museum of Natural History

The founder of the world’s largest hedge fund is launching a new mission to explore the ocean — and says it’s ‘more exciting a...

Ray Dalio and his son Mark have announced OceanX, a new initiative for ocean exploration. OceanX is a mission like that of Jacques Cousteau, combining scientific exploration of the ocean with the production of media designed to show how exciting the underwater world is.
80 plastic bags were found in the stomach of a pilot whale off the coast of Thailand.

A whale died after swallowing 80 plastic bags in Thailand

A pilot whale died off the coast of Thailand after swallowing 80 plastic bags weighing nearly 18 lbs (8 kg). Thailand is one of the largest users of plastic bags in the world but the plastic bags found in the whale's stomach came from several countries.

The Great Barrier Reef is one of the most spectacular places on the planet — here’s what it looks like as it dies off

The Great Barrier Reef is one of the most biodiverse places in the entire world, worth billions of dollars. But it's in real danger of being killed off. Burning fossil fuels is cranking up the heat, warming ocean waters faster than reefs can adapt. It's also causing seas to become more acidic.