Named for the radiant blue color on its back and sides, the blue shark (Prionace...
The Whale Acoustic Lab
John Hildebrand discusses his research at the Scripps Whale Acoustic Lab on the...
Mon, 11/30/2009 - 12:32
Carcharocles megalodon was once the most fearsome predator to reign the seas. This...
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
Gulf Oil Spill
The Deepwater Horizon oil spill is recognized as the worst oil spill in U.S....
There are more than 500 species of sharks swimming in the world’s ocean. Yet when...
Sea Level Rise
The ocean never stops moving. When you visit the beach, waves roll in and recede...