Area of Focus: Marine

June 26, 2024

As grizzlies mate with polar bears, concerns about hybrids grow

Researchers worry hybrid bears may be unfit for the harsh Arctic

June 18, 2024

Cameras reveal the social lives of urban sea turtles

A threatened California population is surprisingly tolerant of one another

June 13, 2024

Canada authorities find narwhals no longer at risk

The species was one of 12 whose statuses were being reconsidered

June 11, 2024

Salmon expand range into warming Arctic

Once rare in the region, the fish are becoming increasingly common

May 13, 2024

A better way to find right whales

Researchers combined sounds from the sea with views from the air

April 10, 2024

WSB: Spotting leopard seals by algorithm

Researchers tested computer programs to see how well they identified individuals by their markings

April 9, 2024

Leatherbacks follow jellyfish along U.S. coastline

The turtles forage along the continental shelf

March 22, 2024

Warming climate shifts bowhead whale migratory path

Bowhead whales are changing their timing and path of migration

January 16, 2024

Could transplanted corals save Caribbean reefs?

As coral die-offs continue, researchers look for ways to revive Caribbean reefs

November 15, 2023

What turned a Hawaiian wildlife refuge pond bright pink?

Biologists suspect drought contributed to the growth of bacteria that thrive in salty waters