Watch a video of the first known all-white adult killer whale

Everybody, meet Iceberg. Iceberg looks and behaves like a lot of other killer whales, with one very big exception: Iceberg is entirely white. In fact, researchers say he's the only all-white, adult orca to ever be observed. » 4/23/12 7:40am 4/23/12 7:40am

Whatever happened to the iceberg that sank the Titanic?

Exactly one hundred years ago today, an ocean liner struck a block of ice and sank in the North Atlantic. The story of the ocean liner has been told hundreds of times. This story is about the block of ice. » 4/15/12 3:00pm 4/15/12 3:00pm

Meet the Bloop, the mysterious sound from the bottom of the Pacific…

In the summer of 1997, the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration picked up a sound from deep beneath the Pacific. The sound seemed to come from an animal far larger than any we've ever seen. This was the Bloop. » 2/09/12 8:10am 2/09/12 8:10am

Let's Tow the Wilkins Ice Shelf to California

An enormous chunk of the Wilkins Ice Shelf in Antarctica started collapsing a few weeks ago. The slab, roughly the size of Connecticut, is "hanging by a thread." What will happen when over 5,000 square miles of ice break free? It could be a part of the coming ecological apocalypse. But if we just use the right… » 4/01/08 7:40am 4/01/08 7:40am