Every year, millions of tourists flock to coral reefs to marvel at the bright colors, sculptural forms, and stunning diversity of organisms that live there.
Across the globe, animals are packing up and moving. Some are moving north, some are heading south, and others are just following their food.
Among the many threats corals face is pollution: the structure and chemical makeup of their skeletons make them so good at capturing, or adsorbing, toxins from the water that even very low l
By now it’s common knowledge that climate change and human activities are reshuffling the distributions of plant and animal species all over the world – an invasive plant takes root here
The oceans are getting more and more acidic as they slurp up all the carbon dioxide that our cars and factories are churning into the air.
Stop fishing, and there will be more fish. That’s the idea, at least.
The Deepwater Horizon oil spill left some indelible images on most of our minds: the burning rig, the oiled birds and fish and turtles, the slicks stretching for what seemed like infinity ac
When it comes to climate change, some shall live and some shall die.
In November 1835, the HMS Beagle visited Tahiti, in the South Pacific.
In recent years, marine protected areas, or MPAs, have proliferated around the world and in particular in the Caribbean. But no one seems to have told the fish.