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Conservation success: Buoyed hopes for sea turtles

Sea turtles are on the path to recovery, say scientists. But this is not a turtle story, this is a human story.<p>After half a century of conservation …

Zoology

We Need a Paris Agreement for the Ocean

On October 5 and 6, my team and I will attend the fourth annual “Our Ocean” conference in Malta, hosted by the European Commission. This annual gathering was launched in 2014 by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, with the hope of building momentum around ocean protection, and elevating the concern …

Diver Explores Beautiful Blue Hole Hidden in Plain Sight

Earlier this week, Australian marine biologist Johnny Gaskell posted an amazing video to his Instagram account, showing a gorgeous blue hole in the …

Great Barrier Reef

100 baby sea turtles hatched in Maryland and made their way to the sea

A rare hatching of around 100 baby loggerhead sea turtles occurred on Assateague Island National Seashore in Maryland and crawled to the ocean on …

What does it look like to dive in the Gulf dead zone? This diver took video | NOLA.com

Researchers have measured the dead zone growing along the Louisiana and Texas coasts during the summer months since 1985. This year, one of those …