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A Kelp's Slime
Kelp provide a home for microbes to grow on—they're the reason kelp are so slimy....
Wed, 07/03/2019 - 15:55
Working in the Dark
Most of the viruses in the ocean are unknown, but scientists are working to fix...
Wed, 07/03/2019 - 15:42
A Microbial World
We live in a microbial world. The ocean is home to innumerable microbes, so many...
Wed, 07/03/2019 - 15:23
Slurping Shrimp near Moorea
Researchers in Moorea use a variety of tools to collect organisms. Some are simple,...
Tue, 11/24/2009 - 16:29
Quest for the Giant Squid
Watch a Discovery video on Smithsonian squid expert Clyde Roper’s search for...
Fri, 11/20/2009 - 16:17
The Moorea Biocode Project
Scientists on the tiny island of Moorea, in the Pacific, are gathering one of every...
Wed, 11/11/2009 - 16:48
Corals and Coral Reefs
Coral reefs are the most diverse of all marine ecosystems. They teem with life,...
Giant squid live up to their name: the largest giant squid ever recorded by...
Sea Level Rise
The ocean never stops moving. When you visit the beach, waves roll in and recede...
Ocean acidification is sometimes called “climate change’s equally evil twin,”...