229 Results From "marine mammal "

A single humpback whale calf swimming in the waters off of French Polynesia.
Environment

We finally know how baleen whales make noise

wall of taxidermy animals and skeletons
Environment

Humans are dangerous predators because we love collecting weird animals

blue whale
Environment

We can protect whales from ship strikes by translating their songs

Artist’s impression of Cryptovaranoides when it was alive
Science

A key to lizard evolution was buried in a museum cupboard for 70 years

southern right whales
Environment

The secret to helping this resilient whale species lies in its genes

silhouette of two long-necked dinosaurs as the sun sets in a desert-like environment
Science

Were dinosaurs warm-blooded or cold-blooded? Maybe both.

Corroded munitions with sea life grown over.
Environment

The ocean is a giant dump for chemical weapons. Can we clean it up before it’s too late?

Sea lion swimming in green waters with N95 mask floating by
Science

14 hypnotizing photos that captured the world in and beyond the pandemic

Environmental DNA is everywhere. Scientists are gathering it all.
Science

Environmental DNA is everywhere. Scientists are gathering it all.

Scientists are reconstructing what ancient whales saw to look into the past
Environment

Scientists are reconstructing what ancient whales saw to look into the past

A northern sea otter swims on its back in Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge.
Environment

A modest proposal for hunting sea otters

Protecting wildlife starts with securing land for animals to roam
Environment

Protecting wildlife starts with securing land for animals to roam

A humpback whale breaches water and hangs in mid-air, in front of forested cliffs.
Environment

A rare humpback whale ‘megapod’ was spotted snacking off the Australian coast

Orca whale pod in a line in the ocean while hunting
Environment

Even blue whales aren’t safe from orcas

An archeologist’s quest to find seafood’s place on the ancient Mediterranean menu
Science

An archeologist’s quest to find seafood’s place on the ancient Mediterranean menu

blue whale
Environment

Whale ‘roadkill’ is on the rise off California. A new detection system could help.

Lab-grown coral
Environment

Scientists grow stunning, endangered coral in a lab

a dinosaur footprint in rock
Science

It was probably springtime when an asteroid did the dinosaurs in

These ancient deep-sea fish can live five times as long as biologists expected
Environment

These ancient deep-sea fish can live five times as long as biologists expected

Spinosaurus bones hint that the spiny dinosaurs enjoyed water sports
Science

Spinosaurus bones hint that the spiny dinosaurs enjoyed water sports