A crew of 27 were saved from a container ship engulfed in flames after a Royal Navy vessel moved in to save them from 150 miles away.
A woman on holiday in Iceland had to be rescued after the ice she was sitting on began to drift away.
Coral bleaching across the Great Barrier Reef has been happening for around 400 years, a study has revealed.
People who swim, bathe or take part in water sports in the sea are more at risk of stomach bugs, ear aches and other illness, a study has found.
New understanding of the “dangerous phenomenon” of unusually large ocean waves could help inform the design of oil platforms and other offshore structures, researchers have said.
Plant eating animals have been shown to help their fellow critters survive sharp changes in temperature, offering some hope for defending sea creatures against climate change.
The fossilised skull of an ancient, extinct dolphin has been discovered in a river that runs through Charleston, South Carolina.
An Australian teenager who went for a swim at a Melbourne beach and emerged with his feet covered in blood has stumped marine experts.
North-east lifeboat crews were today called to search for a vessel in distress.
People are being warned not to risk their lives for photos of Storm Doris, as footage showed two would-be photographers being chased by waves on the Dorset coast.
A search for a man missing at sea has been suspended.