You've probably heard that where there's smoke, there's fire. A new study shows a similar connection between whales and birds.
This fish may be a sign of life in the deep sea - especially for large consumers.
Cutting down trees in the Amazon affects more than just land animals. What does it mean for the deep ocean?
Marine vertebrates have different functions in reef ecosystems – what would happen if they disappeared?
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Erosion is eating away our coasts. What are scientists doing to stop it?
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A new device allows researchers to visualize organisms while they are buried in the seafloor.
SURFO student, HuxleyAnn Huefner, describes her summer research on deep-water corals.
SURFO student, Ashley Hutchins, describes her summer research on a cool remote controlled vehicle known as GeoFF.
SURFO student, Kate Silvester, describes her summer research on biofouling.
Climate change isn’t just about warming. How does climate change effect the delicate balance of nutrients in the ocean?
The global ocean is experiencing heat on a more intensive scale than it has in the last 150 years.
Some crabs enjoy attaching material to their carapaces to decorate themselves – what are the mechanisms at play?
Scientists found the largest bacteria ever discovered, 50x larger than the previous record, in a tropical mangrove forest in Guadeloupe.
Humans aren't the only animals who can harness solar power. These sponges supplement their diet with photosynthesis!
Why do some corals do better in warm water than others?
SURFO student, Elisabeth Sellinger, describes her work with toxic algae.
Jellyfish are constantly caught, but hardly used. Jellyfish biology offers a host of exciting opportunities for humans to utilize!
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