Analysis shows temporarily stopping fishing would lead to gains of up to 10 times above the status quo after 30 years. At least a quarter of major fish stocks in Canada are in decline, but efforts to rebuild them — such as closing fisheries or setting catch limits […]
A year ago in June and July wildfires in the Arctic had released as much carbon as Belgium does in an entire year — an unprecedented summertime burn that would amplify the region’s climate change–fueled fever. But everything, apparently, is worse in 2020, including the climate toll of this year’s Arctic […]
Stunning footage of glowing dolphins gliding through the water was captured off the Newport Beach coastline Wednesday night (California, USA). The video, taken aboard a whale watching boat, showed the dolphins as bioluminescent streaks of blue as they whooshed and shimmied their way through the waters.
Male crickets play tunes non-stop to woo a mate or keep enemies away. But they’re not playing their song with the body part you’re thinking. That’s why crickets make noise!
Researchers found that the oceans are dramatically changing due to climate change, the latest evidence of a warming world. The planet’s oceans were the warmest in recorded history in 2019, according to a new analysis published Monday. An international team of researchers analyzed temperature data from sources around the […]
A trio of divers off the western coast of Norway had a close encounter with a drifting gelatinous blob — a squid’s egg sac as big as an adult human. A video captured shows a diver slowly circling a spherical blob surrounded by a transparent membrane, with a dark mass […]
Shark skin might look perfectly smooth, but inspect it under a microscope and you’ll notice something strange. The entire outer surface of a shark’s body is actually covered in sharp, little scales known as denticles. More remarkable still, these denticles are incredibly similar to human teeth, as they’re […]
There are thousands of wild horses roam in the Rocky Mountain foothills in Alberta, Canada. To be exact: Alberta Environment and Parks says 1,673 feral horses were counted in the Alberta foothills as of last February. The horses, around since the early 1800s, are descended from escaped or […]
There was a recent letter from Justin Trudeau to the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard. The following key priorities were shared: Lead, in consultation with provinces and territories, Indigenous Peoples and business stakeholders, in developing a comprehensive blue economy strategy to help guide future […]
Among other things, the data reveals answers about the size of blue whales, the largest organisms to have ever lived on Earth. Studying the details of blue whales isn’t the easiest thing to do. They are big, and they don’t live in tanks. And in big, reaching lengths […]