Featured in fish
Give your brain a break with these swirling bird and fish patterns
Creatures of the sky and sea can conspire to form mesmerizing displays of synchronicity.
Our four-legged ancestors evolved from sea to land astonishingly quickly
Paleontologists had to look beyond the fossil record to decipher this puzzle.
These ancient deep-sea fish can live five times as long as biologists expected
Coelacanths have been roaming the oceans for millions of years.
You should never have to fight off a shark—but here’s how to do it (just in case)
You’re more likely to be bitten by a New Yorker.
Protecting 30 percent of the oceans would benefit the entire planet
If we protect the right places, we can benefit fish and the climate—without sacrificing seafood
Microplastics are everywhere. Here’s what that means for our health.
The impacts to our bodies remain murky, but early findings suggest the smallest bits could cause harm.
This ancient fish-crocodile mashup snared its prey using a key adaptation
The skill could have made it easier for animals to move from water onto land.
Fish blood could hold the answer to safer de-icing solutions during snowstorms
Natural antifreeze is better for wildlife—and our mechanic bills.
Salmon are dying off and your car tires might be to blame
Stormwater runoff causes annual die-offs in Pacific Northwest coho salmon.
Five better turkey alternatives to serve this Thanksgiving
Don’t fret if you’re having trouble finding the bird you need this year.