Exploding squid?!? Lobsters freezing everything in their paths? What can be done? Call in the Great Whites, the bomb squad of the seas…
… it’s fun to willfully misinterpret headlines. It’s more fun to read Wanda Curtis’ article about Great White sharks in northern waters. I had no idea that most humans survive the [...]
Proposal: What most fascinates us most is not the open sea or inland territory, but the shore where the two of them meet.
Tomorrow, I know that I will arrive on the other side of this, but at the moment, it seems impossible that anything so vast can have sides.
The National Snow and Ice Data Center has released satellite data showing that with the extent of ice in the Arctic Ocean is nearing its yearly minimum, the area of the Arctic Ocean covered by ice is at its third lowest in the historical record:
The extent of ice in the Arctic Ocean is [...]
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Ocean news from dolphins in American rivers to a new coral reef in the Seychelles. [...]
The first surgery on a shark ever has been performed, on a 20 year-old fish in the south of France. That, and more ocean news from around the world in this article. [...]
According to the National Snow and Ice Data Center, the Arctic ice has melted to its greatest extent and, as winter creeps in, is beginning to refreeze. As the following graph from the NSIDC shows, the extent of Arctic ice this year is far below the average for years past, and the amount of open [...]
Alice Newstead hung on huge hooks used to catch sharks in a storefront window in London, the hooks piercing the skin on her back. [...]
Could there be some previously undiscovered marine mammal out there in the oceans, a giant mammal covered in fur? A monstrous seal? A whale with evolutionary amnesia? [...]
Dolphin rescues, pods of killer whales attacking larger whales, the experience of captive marine mammals, and evaluation of supposed dolphin exposure therapies are all subjects recently covered by the articles over at Tursiops. [...]