Videos & Visuals

Living in the Sand
Photo Essay

There’s a whole lot more on the ocean floor if you just know where to look for it.

Protectors of the Penguins
Video

Meet the people who stand between the world’s last wild populations of African penguins and extinction.

One Man’s Junk
Video

For 40 years, John has been collecting our garbage off the beach. Here’s where you can visit it.

Nostalgia and Peace on the Ocean
Video

Bosnia and Herzegovina’s short stretch of seaside refuge has outsized value.

Spineless Beauty
Photo Essay

These tiny marine creatures are enormously photogenic.

Kissing Bergs and Dancing the Innu Shuffle
Photo Essay

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

Mexican Fishing Bats
Video

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

Eau Canada
Infographic

We have the longest coastline in the world and the best stories (sorry).

Auditing the Blue Blood Bank
Video

Horseshoe crabs have been saving our species—are we endangering theirs?

Plastics Without Borders
Infographic

The theme of World Oceans Day is plastic pollution prevention. From the shores of Vancouver, British Columbia, to the floor of the Baltic Sea,...

The Gondola Maker
Video

Venice’s gondolas are sleek in style, specific in design, and steeped in history.

Life Interstitial
Infographic

What does it take to live between the grains of sand?

Here Be Tiny Dragons (and Other Micro Beasts)
Video

Researchers reveal the microscopic life in between the grains of sediment.

Listen to How Loud the Sea Is
Infographic

Our interactive sound map explores the busy marine soundscape, from kayaks to cruise ships. 

The Immortal Life of Dorothy’s Jellies
Video

A scientist who first sent jellyfish into space reveals secrets to a life without aging.

Cuttlefish Brawl
Comic

Bif! Blam! Whack! Boom! When giant Australian cuttlefish convene to mate, males usually rely on visual displays to intimidate one another—but...

Ship Spotters
Video

In Felixstowe, a seaside town in England, watching container ships is a tradition, and a time for taking stock of life.

A Wall Worth Building: Making Clam Habitat Great Again
Video

On the Pacific Northwest coast, indigenous groups are reinvigorating the ancient practice of clam gardening.

Forget Fiberglass, This Surfing Champion Rides Reeds
Video

An ancient Peruvian tradition of building and paddling reed boats is kept alive by a small group of fishermen, including Juninho Urcia, a...

The 6,000-Year-Old Village
Video

Traditional knowledge meets Western science on the central coast of British Columbia. 

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