Plastic debris doubles every decade. What ends up in the ocean is nearly impossible to clean up. Tony Haymet, former director of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, has heard hundreds of ocean cleanup
Tagged off Florida, the mature female is now closing in on the U.K.'s Cornish coast. Ever since researchers tagged a great white shark nicknamed Lydia off Jacksonville, Florida, in March 2013, they've
The virus can cause debilitating joint pain that can last for weeks, and sometimes years. A potentially debilitating African virus has now officially made its way to the Americas, and is being spread people
Researchers working in Brazil have discovered a new species of river dolphin in the Araguaia river basin, according to the journal PLOS ONE. Why does this matter? Because last time scientists identified
The puzzle is one of the greatest surrounding our species. On a planet that bristled with different types of human being, including Neanderthals and the Hobbit-like folk of Flores, only one is left today:
It's got a three-foot bell and a whopping 20-foot-long body. Eeeep. Reports coming out of Orange County, in Southern California, suggest that a rare giant jellyfish, only recently discovered, is invading
Researchers at the University of California in Santa Cruz have successfully trained a sea lion to bob its head in time to music, in a study that may change our understanding of how rhythm is acquired.
Scientists have developed a new method for learning all sorts of interesting things about whales by studying their earwax In addition to the amazing revelation that whales have earwax, we learn that a