Featured in oceans
People used to drink a very specific kind of urine to treat motion sickness
Plus other weird things we learned this week
The ocean is a giant dump for chemical weapons. Can we clean it up before it’s too late?
Millions of tons of discarded chemical munitions lie scattered across every ocean on the planet. Can we disband this pollution ticking time bomb before it explodes?
What underwater sounds can tell us about the state of coral reefs
Ocean sounds are full of surprises.
Post-pandemic seafood could be more sustainable. Here’s how tech is driving the change.
In Guaymas, Mexico, one savvy fishing co-op shows how apps, QR codes, and other transparent add-ons could deliver a more healthy, equitable future for the industry.
Listen to the soothing sounds of a snacking stingray
The ‘shell-crushing’ footage gives marine biologists a new way to study underwater behavior.
These jellyfish seem to cheat death. What’s their secret?
Marine biologists think one species of jellies may hold some clues to reversing aging.
Researchers found signs of human pollution in animals living six miles beneath the sea
Sinking fish carcasses ferry mercury to the depths of the Mariana Trench.
Remembering one of history’s greatest whale explosions
We’ve learned a lot since that messy day on an Oregon beach.
Take a stab at spearfishing with these tips
Make a small splash and a big catch.
The secret to helping this resilient whale species lies in its genes
Sequencing the southern right whale’s DNA could lead to more modern conservation measures.