Octopus dubbed Casper the friendly ghost could be new species

Small, ghostly-white octopus was found in the deep sea off Hawaii and has been likened to the beloved cartoon character Scientists say they have discovered what might be a new species of octopus while searching the Pacific Ocean floor near…

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Nasa to map coral reefs from the air to show impact of climate change

Scientists hope large-scale maps will offer new insight into effects of warming and pollution as previous studies have almost always been done up close in the water Coral reefs have almost always been studied up close, by scientists in the…

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Swimming with dolphins could end as ‘self-gratifying selfies’ pose threat

In Hawaii, large numbers of tourists disturb nocturnal spinner dolphins, which continue moving while they snooze The federal government is proposing a ban on swimming with dolphins in Hawaii a move that may crush the dreams of many tourists, but…

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