The marine biologist’s new book describes his lifelong love affair with the oceans, and the grave threat undersea life faces
the administration announced it plans to designate more than 300,000 square nautical miles off the coasts of Alaska, California, Oregon, and Washington as critical habitat for three vulnerable humpback whale populations.
A coral rubblefield in South Sulawesi, Indonesia, severely damaged by illegal dynamite fishing.
Scientists have used historic DNA to discover some of the highest-risk populations of the endangered dugong are so genetically distinct, losing them would be the equivalent of losing a species of elephant.
When the managers of the Great Barrier Reef recently rated its outlook as very poor, a few well-known threats dominated the headlines.
Beluga whales, like this one, as well as killer whales were held in a so-called “whale jail”
The largest study ever conducted of its kind has identified where and how to save coral reef communities in the Indo-Pacific, according to an international group of scientists from WCS and other conservation NGOs, government agencies, and universities.
A new scientific paper co-authored by the University of Plymouth has said that eight urgent, simultaneous actions are needed to head off potential ecological disaster in the global ocean, amid signs of steeper and faster changes than even recent models predicted.
Florida’s coral reefs are experiencing a multi-year outbreak of stony coral tissue loss disease.
Two humpback whales engaging in what is known as lunge-feeding, a feeding strategy in which these baleen whales speed to the surface and engulf schooling fish such as menhaden.