Fishermen have observed octopuses out of water for years - but how can such a remarkable ability be explained scientifically?
All too often, ships collide with marine animals out at sea. Learn more about these collisions and how they occur.
Scientists quantify microplastics in various species of coral reef fishes from the Xisha Islands.
A "microbiosphere" could be engineered to introduce plastic-degrading bacteria to marine plastic pollution, but many questions still remain.
How are adult and larval oysters sensitive to ocean acidification and warming?
One of the largest bivalves in the world and its survival struggle: a majestic fight
You've probably heard that where there's smoke, there's fire. A new study shows a similar connection between whales and birds.
The world’s largest fish suffered a mysterious decline. Researchers embarked on a global tracking project to find out why. Reference:…
North Atlantic right whales are growing less and having fewer babies. Could stress be the cause?
How do benthic communities help stabilize the sediment and prevent erosion?
Fishing mostly depends on gillnets that catch many organisms besides fish, but we can change gillnets for the better…
We have strategies to reduce human-wildlife conflict, but how are they holding up as conditions change?
Shrimp aquaculture is changing coastal ecosystems as well as the lives and gender norms of those living at the interface.
Restoring tidal marshes helps lock away carbon from the atmosphere
A recent study helps us understand how some marine mammals may be impacted by tidal turbines.
How does climate change and plastic chemical additives affect marine organisms?
With fewer than 400 individuals left on the planet, the situation for North Atlantic right whales is dire. Beyond the…
As Shark Week draws to a close, take a minute to check out how sharks are boosting ecotourism in Mexico.
We all know plastic pollution is a growing problem in our oceans harming sea creatures and covering beaches. What is…
A new study finds that deep-sea mining could significantly decrease the biodiversity of the deep sea. It turns out that…