Spearfisher turned marine activist Valerie Taylor wants you to respect these oft-maligned creatures—not fear them.
Can Moby-Dick help us find one of Earth’s rarest large-scale natural wonders?
Uncovering one of the greatest environmental crimes of the 20th century.
Cooperation in nature is the key to survival, including our own.
Roger Payne sparked the anti-whaling movement. He’s not done yet.
This British scientist explores terrain 35,000 feet below the surface—and has some advice for the landlubbers.
How a trail of plastic waste might help us find the mysterious Velella
Ten thousand feet under the sea, these snails thrive with a little help from their friends.
Humans have long projected their insecurities and ill tempers onto animals, including crabs. Can science help us tell fact from fable?
Allison Wallis’s disability rendered the ocean off-limits. But the adaptive surfing movement says they can get everybody—of any ability—in the water.
Wendy Schmidt applies the spirit of Silicon Valley to saving the ocean.
It’s a golden age for finding new and mysterious forms of deep-sea life.
How squid transmute illumination into intention
Deep in the ocean abyss, xenophyophores are worlds unto themselves.
Craig Foster reflects on a relationship that changed his connection to the natural world.
A celebrated conservation photographer finds undersea beauty—and hope.