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?
After so much taking, it’s time to give.
Jellyfish have mesmerized people for millennia, and much remains to be learned about them.
The little-appreciated but very big problem of marine hypoxia.
Images are not always neutral, even within the framework of science.
Biodiversity itself seems to nourish the rainforests of the sea.
Hundreds of thousands of marine mammals are killed each year by fishing gear. This should not be considered “sustainable.”
Scientists don’t even know how many seamounts there are—but the few they’ve explored are extraordinary.
Scientists from Darwin on have marveled at how these sea turtles transport other species across the ocean. New research suggests they're even better at it than we thought.
New research suggests that manta rays aren’t just solitary ocean wanderers. They’re also shaping the undersea environment in ways we never imagined
The Hawaiian bobtail squid uses an interesting camouflage strategy.
Researchers look to dolphins as a model for alien intelligence.
Jellyfish didn’t need novel genes to take an evolutionary leap in complexity.
The staple fish is having an identity crisis.