For the first time ever scientists have recorded the song of the North Pacific right whale, believed to be the rarest species of their kind. With just a few hundred individuals left in the wild, just how did they manage to record it? And most importantly, what does it sound like? Whale songs are often … More The first ever recording of the rarest whale song on the planet
One of the largest fossils of its kind has been uncovered in an impressive discovery in Antarctica. It has shown us that the marine world before the extinction of the dinosaurs may have been even more weird and wonderful than it is today. On a small desolate island off the coast of the Antarctic Peninsula … More New fossil uncovers a ‘sea monster’ of epic proportions
A proposed new model for turning CO2 absorbed by the oceans back into clean fuels could help end our reliance on fossil fuels and reduce the effects of climate change. The ambitious new technology could be revolutionary but is still theoretical and unproven. So what are its chances of succeeding and how big an impact … More New solar islands could turn oceanic CO2 back into clean fuels
Rare footage of a blanket octopus in the Philippines has captivated marine enthusiasts with an incredible array of colours. But there is a lot more to these amazing animals than meets the eyes. An up-close look at one of the most beautiful and elusive cephalopods around has everyone in awe of their amazing appearance. Commonly … More A rare glimpse at the ‘rainbow’ octopus
To get ready for a new mission to the moon NASA will be returning to the seafloor to try out new lunar technologies and test out potential new recruits. On June 10th a team of aquanauts will embark on a mission to the bottom of the ocean floor to test key technologies and their own … More Using the ocean to prepare for a return to the moon
Marine Madness is now looking for guest submissions to help expand content and give people a chance to share their passion for the oceans and marine life! If you love the sea and have a story to tell about it then Marine Madness is here to help. When I started this blog the intention was … More Contribute to Marine Madness!