A whale-watching trip is a voyage into the psychic dimensions of ocean in the 21st century
How changing perceptions of mermaids and mermen reveal deeper understandings of myth, religion, science, wonder and capitalism.
Will our relations with fish ever catch up to our knowledge?
A new push for attention to coastal communities, marine conservation, and ocean infrastructure
Vast meadows sprawl far beyond the old boundaries drawn for seagrasses. They may provide a unique refuge for biodiversity.
Whether you're a sea turtle or a ship's captain, finding your way around the planet requires two tools: a map and a compass.
Undersea explorer Victor Vescovo has piloted submersibles to the deepest depth of each of the world’s oceans, a feat shared by no one else on earth.
After helping the world’s largest pension fund divest from fossil fuels, Nina Jensen tackles the ocean’s problems.
Modern science has largely debunked the idea of sharks as marauding “man eaters.” Can modern culture catch up?
Marine biologists have a front-row seat to catastrophic environmental change. There are lessons in how they cope.
Early in the pandemic, the ocean research vessel Falkor ended up going on an unplanned, month-long journey into the depths of the Australian sea—led by scientists who never set foot onboard.
A closer look at one of nature’s hidden wonders.
The entangled worlds of horseshoe crabs, whelks, and us.
Alien microbes could be flourishing in the underground seas of Titan and the solar system’s other ocean worlds.
In Sri Lanka, laws are supposed to protect sharks—but what if people won’t obey the laws?