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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...

Deepwater corals thrive at the bottom of the ocean, but can’t...

Sandra Brooke, Florida State University When people think of coral reefs, they typically picture warm, clear waters with brightly colored corals and fishes. But other...

After a fatal shark attack on Cape Cod, will the reaction...

Carlos G. García-Quijano, University of Rhode Island Interactions between people and animals offer insights into human culture and societies’ core values. This is especially true...

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Will Obama’s offshore drilling ban be Trumped?

Patrick Parenteau, Vermont Law School President Obama gave environmental advocates a Christmas present when he announced in late December that he was banning oil and...