Environments

These Cages Save Baby Fish
Article - Short

On developed shorelines, oyster shell “safe houses” offer sanctuary.

Sand? Mine!
Features

Our insatiable need for concrete has led to destructive mining around the world. How can we do it better?

The Oral History of Toothless Whales
Features

Baleen whales carry their medical records in their mouths.

Scaling Back the Mississippi Delta
Article - Short

An invasive insect is chewing through the cane that holds the delta together.

California: the State of Salmon
Article - Short

Even if the levees are torn down, chinook restoration faces walls.

Spineless Beauty
Photo Essay

These tiny marine creatures are enormously photogenic.

The Foragin’ of Species
Article - Short

An unprecedented three-week scavenger hunt sets a baseline for marine biodiversity.

The Power of Compassion
Features

Why humpback whales rescue seals and why volunteering for beach cleanups improves your health.

Breaking. Bad?
Article - Short

New research shows there’s life in the wake of Antarctica’s crack epidemic.

Did Climate Change Bring Down Late Bronze Age Civilizations?
Article - Short

Marine archaeologists excavating the eastern Mediterranean are learning how the Bronze Age Mycenaean, Egyptian, and Anatolian Empires fell.

Lakes Are Being A-Salted
Article - Short

Yet another slow-motion environmental catastrophe.

Peeping in on the Mile Deep Club
Features

Braving an Antarctic winter to catch Chilean sea bass in the act.

Ocean Racket Makes for Rascally Wrasses
Article - Short

Motorboat noise spurs rise in fish-on-fish crime.

Hypothesis Confirmed: Sea Lion Mass Deaths Caused by Malnutrition
Article - Short

The warm water Blob hurt a generation of sea lions.

Kissing Bergs and Dancing the Innu Shuffle
Photo Essay

Reflections from a journey spanning St. John’s to Nain on Canada’s east coast.

Why Don’t Whales Get Out of the Way?
Article - Short

Ships are huge and loud, yet they seem to take whales by surprise.

Green Crabs Are Officially Delicious
Article - Short

Commodifying a harmful invader with technology typically used to pulverize chicken meat.

Mexican Fishing Bats
Video

In the Sea of Cortez, researchers delve into the mystery of a bat that makes its living at sea.

Eat, Love, Pay
Article - Short

Hilsa are small fish with a huge fan base, and people will pay to protect them. 

A Healthy Ocean Needs Viruses
Article - Short

And the more we learn about them, the weirder they get.

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