SAN FELIPE, BCN, Mexico – Jan. 1, 2020 – At approximately 07:00 on the morning of December 31st, a group of assailants in 5-7 fishing boats (known locally as pangas) launched a violent attack on Sea Shepherd vessels Farley Mowat and Sharpie inside the Zero Tolerance Area of Mexico’s federally-protected Vaquita Refuge. The […]
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This island nation in the Pacific Ocean is on its way to becoming the world’s first carbon-neutral tourist destination for 2021 with citizens and visitors alike pledging to live eco-consciously.
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Greenland’s vast ice sheet could melt faster than previously thought over the 21st century, according to a new study. The Greenland ice sheet is the second largest mass of ice on Earth, holding enough water to raise global sea levels by 7.2 metres. Even if warming in the coming […]
Sharks are some of the animal kingdom’s most feared hunters, thanks to a special sixth sense. There are two ways that animals use electroreception. They either use their own electric currents and sense how those currents bounce back to interpret their surroundings. Or they pick up the electric […]
An international team of researchers has discovered what it believes to be a new population of blue whales in the western Indian Ocean. Blue whales are the largest animals that have ever lived on our planet, and they are found around the globe in all oceans. Check out our recent […]
Meachen et al. report on the best preserved, oldest wolf mummy to date. Zhùr, meaning “wolf” in the Hän language of the Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in, was only 7 weeks old when she died more than 50,000 years ago. Here, they reconstruct Zhùr’s short life, including the environment she lived […]
IN THE SUMMER of 2016, a gold miner in Canada’s Yukon Territory found an unexpected treasure. While blasting a wall of permafrost with a water cannon to release whatever riches might be found inside, Neil Loveless saw something melting out of the ice. It wasn’t a precious mineral, but […]
Scientists believe they may have discovered a new species of beaked whale off the western coast of Mexico.
When a trio of beaked whales surfaced off Mexico’s Pacific coast, researchers thought they’d found the elusive Perrin’s beaked whale (Mesoplodon perrini), an endangered species that’s never been officially sighted alive. But upon closer inspection, the researchers realized they may have stumbled upon something even rarer — a […]