Named for the radiant blue color on its back and sides, the blue shark (Prionace...
Don't Feed Wild Dolphins
A Twelve-Step group for wild animals with people-food addictions? Don’t be...
Wed, 11/24/2010 - 16:53
The Echinophthiriidae are a family of lice that infect seals, sea lions,...
Along the East Coast of the United States, two diseases can cause significant...
Tue, 07/10/2018 - 15:30
Haunted by Hurricanes
Hurricanes are powerful storms that can cause devastating damage when they hit the...
Tue, 07/10/2018 - 14:03
Hot, Cold, Fresh, Salty
An observer on the seashore may make the mistake of thinking that all ocean...
Tue, 07/10/2018 - 13:39
Who Moved the Beach?
Coastal erosion is a natural process that sweeps large sections of land out to sea....
Tue, 07/10/2018 - 13:22
The Moon Made Me Do It!
Much like rising and setting sun has an impact on life on Earth, the cycle of the...
Tue, 07/10/2018 - 13:03
Ups and Downs
The rise and fall of the ocean tides is a predictable phenomenon influenced by the...
Tue, 07/10/2018 - 12:51
Celebrating Marine Moms
The ocean is home to many moms of all shapes and sizes: from charismatic polar...
Wed, 04/24/2013 - 17:29
Endangered Ocean Animals
The Endangered Species Act (ESA) was signed into law on December 28, 1973 by...
Mon, 12/02/2013 - 14:00