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Why are whales big, but not bigger?

Matthew Savoca, Stanford University; Jeremy Goldbogen, Stanford University, and Nicholas Pyenson, Smithsonian Institution Both toothed and baleen (filter-feeding) whales are among the largest animals ever...

Fish larvae float across national borders, binding the world’s oceans in...

Nandini Ramesh, University of California, Berkeley; James Rising, London School of Economics and Political Science, and Kimberly Oremus, University of Delaware Fish populations are declining...

Shark Week looms, but don’t panic

Gavin Naylor, University of Florida Sharks elicit outsized fear, even though the risk of a shark bite is infinitesimally small. As a marine biologist and...

Biodiversity helps coral reefs thrive – and could be part of...

Cody Clements, Georgia Institute of Technology Coral reefs are home to so many species that they often are called “the rainforests of the seas.” Today...

Seaweed and sea slugs rely on toxic bacteria to defend against...

Samantha Mascuch, Georgia Institute of Technology and Julia Kubanek, Georgia Institute of Technology Plants, animals and even microbes that live on coral reefs have evolved...

Retired oil rigs off the California coast could find new lives...

Ann Scarborough Bull, University of California, Santa Barbara and Milton Love, University of California, Santa Barbara Offshore oil and gas drilling has been a contentious...

How is climate change affecting fishes? There are clues inside their...

Karin Limburg, State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry Climate change affects all life on Earth, but it poses unique challenges...

Sea creatures store carbon in the ocean – could protecting them...

Heidi Pearson, University of Alaska Southeast As the prospect of catastrophic effects from climate change becomes increasingly likely, a search is on for innovative ways...

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Red state, blue state: How colors took sides in politics

David Scott Kastan, Yale University When Americans hear some pundits projecting a “blue wave” in the 2018 midterm elections, they understand that this is a...