Currently, sea levels are 20 cm (almost 8 inches) above pre-industrial levels.
Good thing we didn’t call it Iceland, right?!
They’re running out of food — and climate change seems to be involved.
Noooo, not the puffins!
We’re fishing for information in the deep seas.
Gone but not forgotten.
We might get more ‘exotic’ if we dial down on the ‘extinction’.
Here’s another way we’re disrupting wildlife.
Maybe start saving up?
We’ve changed the sea.
Even if the goals set in Paris are met — this doesn’t look very good.
The Arctic’s getting really hot.
You could call it a flowing melody.
Whales > Judges.
What if I told you that you could help wildlife by drinking beer? Saltwater Brewery, a Delray Beach (Florida) company, has developed a six-pack for beers that actually helps sea creatures instead of risking their lives. We use a lot of plastic – a whole lot. If there’s anything about humanity that leaves a mark on the planet, it’s plastic. But
Though they’re known as sea lilies, crinoids are animals not plants. Think of them as starfish-on-a-stick: they are filter-feeding sea floor echinoderms, and relatively common as fossils go. Crinoids as a group aren’t extinct, but are relatively uncommon in modern oceans.
New imaging techniques might revolutionize the technologies currently used to capture uranium from seawater, as researchers gain a better understanding of the way the compounds that bind the atoms interact with them.
The mimic octopus, Thaumoctopus mimicus is a species of octopus that grows up to 60 cm (2 feet) in length and is naturally colored with brown and white stripes and spots. So what’s so special about it? The mimic octopus can literally mimic the physical appearance and movement of fifteen different species, that we know of (including, but not limited to
Mark Benfield from Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge was undertaking a survey when he spotted this amazing oarfish at about 10 meters long. The fish is one of the longest in the world, and it’s general aspect resembles that of a serpent, so it’s possible it lies at the basis of some sea serpent myths. Professor Benfield explains how they
Yes ladies and gents, giant squids are all over the California beaches. Each of the squids weighs about 40 pounds, but some of them reach 60 and even more than that. I haven’t been able to find out what’s up with them, or why they gathered in such numbers, but according to scientists, this happens almost periodically, though they cannot