We often assume that urban areas are home to an impoverished, degraded animal community. But this isn’t always the case.
Ideally, if plastic collectors were placed offshore near coastal population centers, they could remove nearly one-third of plastic in the ocean over the next 10 years
Climate change has been intense on the Antarctic Peninsula.
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.
The venomous Indo-Pacific lionfish is a beauty, but the fearsome predators are turning the marine ecosystems off the Florida coast and in the Caribbean upside down.
Seafloor ecosystems are likely to take a millennium or more to recover from climate change, according to research published yesterday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Here’s two things we know: One, the oceans are getting warmer. Two, the oceans are becoming more acidic.
In 2013, more than 202 million international tourists found their way to the beautiful, warm beaches of the Mediterranean Sea.
Fish rely on forests for their very survival. That’s because, in a way, they eat them. Debris from forests finds their way into rivers, lakes, and streams.
What we don’t know about the oceans would fill an… ocean.
Our understanding of terrestrial ecosystems far, far outstrips what we know about life beneath the waves.