oceans

Atlantic seabird hot-spot

The Atlantic seabird hot-spot

Ocean upwellings are an important, resource-rich event in the lives of many marine animals. They occur as cool and warm waters mix and nutrients are driven to t...
New species whale

New species of whale discovered

New species are still being discovered daily, but how often do researchers stumble upon something as large as a whale? That's exactly what has happened, as, wit...
Coral reefs future brighter

A brighter future for coral reefs?

Could there yet be a brighter future for coral reefs? Scientists have recently discovered something that could bring more hope: there are genes found in symbiot...
Ghost fishing, abandoned traps, and stormy seas.

Lobsters, ghosts, and stormy seas

Lost fishing traps in the Florida Keys are killing lobsters and damaging the seabed, and with tropical storms predicted to grow ever stronger, the problem of “g...