Dozens of species of sea slugs, jellyfish and other marine life from toastier southern waters migrated into the Northern California region over an unusually long two-year period of severe heatwaves, says a new scientific report.
The ocean is heating up, acidifying, and rising. Should we spend our energy on that and not straws–or does any attention on the ocean help spread awareness?
Australia plans to dump one million tonnes of sludge in the Great Barrier Reef.
A trial of ways to cool turtle nests is underway in Queensland’s Far North as global warming threatens turtle populations throughout the tropics.
No one knows just how many species live in the Amazon rainforest—scientists estimate that it’s home to one-third of the world’s animal and plant species. There are still thousands out there waiting to be discovered—like these six new catfish with faces covered in tentacles.
The American blue crab (Callinectes sapidus) is an invasive voracious alien species, with no known predators and with high reproductive and survival rates, which has now spread throughout the Mediterranean.
Cusk eels such as this one seem to prefer seafloor areas where oxygen concentrations are extremely low.
Sharks can bend, swim, and maneuver in the ocean much differently than their bony fish counterparts.
There has been a striking decline in the number of large sharks caught off Queensland’s coast over the past 50 years, suggesting that populations have declined dramatically.
Eavesdropping on groupers mating in their natural habitats isn’t creepy. In fact, it’s imperative to ensuring their survival.