This shark expert has been diving with these creatures for decades and insists they are "gentle giants." While that's great, we're going to err on the side of caution on this one.
Get off his tentacles and let him live.
A detective’s quest reveals how one idealistic fisheries observer may have collided with criminals and desperate migrants—and paid for it with his life.
Sharks abandon popular feeding areas when orcas are nearby.
A charter boat enters the channel to dock, only to get hit by the biggest wave of the day.
The plunge is far faster than in Arctic and may lead to more global heating, say scientists.
The enormous ships that ferry crude oil around the world embody the fossil fuel era and its legacy of pollution. But can they be transformed to become good for the environment?
One of the ocean's creepiest looking creatures takes a bite out of an unlucky critter.
Or is it a jellyfish wearing a crab as pants? We'll let you be the judge.
This curious aquatic mammal was scanning the seas, looking to make friends.
With a barely-4-year-old and a not-quite-2-year-old, in a 32-foot boat sailing up the Inside Passage, a family discovers the best rewards are those never imagined.
An American explorer has found plastic waste on the seafloor while breaking the record for the deepest ever dive.
"Some of these sea lions have the same size heads as grizzly bears. They appear to be aggressive but in fact, they are quite gentle," explained the diver.
Lobster shells are commonly thrown out despite containing a component useful for making single-use plastic items. These graduate students want to change that.
In this group-feeding method, humpbacks circle a school of small fish and blow a net of bubbles to disorient and corral them.
Just to make this all the more terrifying: these creatures can grow up to a 16-foot span and weigh upwards of 110 pounds. After they engulf their prey (mostly crustaceans), they inject them with paralyzing saliva before dismembering them with their beaks.
For these fisherman working on the Barents Sea, this is just another day at the office.
It was supposed to be the "first seastead in international waters" — a small white box protruding from the waves off the coast of Phuket, Thailand, occupied by two would-be pioneers in pursuit of a new life unfettered by national laws. Then the Royal Thai Navy filed a criminal complaint with police under a section of the criminal code that concerns threats to national sovereignty.
A clip to fuel your nightmares and your hunger for shellfish.
Warming ocean waters are an invitation to all sorts of pathogens with the potential to remake ocean life.
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