For the first time, researchers were able to film how the rare, elusive giant squid hunts its prey 2,500 feet below the surface by using a jellyfish-like decoy emulating the glow of a jellyfish that has been proven to be irresistible to the giant cephalopods.
An angler has caught a bizarre-looking fish with human-like teeth on the coasts of Florida. Despite their unique appearance, sheepshead fish play a vital role in maintaining the natural biodiversity and balance of ecology in the ocean.
BP has begun to settle claims related to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill with Halliburton and Transocean. This means that as to Halliburton and Transocean only (the litigation is ongoing) the battle is over. The long-term in court battle has centered upon the human costs of the offshore well disaster, which included the deaths of 11 workers. The overall impact of the disaster has been sobering for the scientific community as well; the Deepwater disaster has thus far been the largest offshore oil spill in US history.