Scientists use a variety of methods, from acoustic tracking to body cams, to collect vital information on where sharks live, their numbers, their behavior, and environmental health.See scientists at work using these technologies to help study and save the sharks. Stream SHARK WEEK now on discovery+.
We depend on sharks: that’s just a fact. As predators, they regulate the ocean’s ecosystems and reduce carbon emissions, so preserving their numbers is a top priority.
One of the largest marine conservation areas in the world is just a handful of dots on a map, six islands spread across more than 490,000 square miles of ocean. I’ve visited two of those six islands, though they are worlds apart.
A tiny critter survived for thousands of years in Arctic permafrost before being revived in a lab. Scientists want to find out how.
A new ocean has been added to the list. The Southern Ocean becomes the fifth ocean to be officially recognized on the world map.
Man versus machine: it's a fight to undo plastic pollution created by humans through means of a drone army.
Rosie the Riveter, meet your adorable present-day inspiration, Rosie the penguin from the OdySea Aquarium in Scottsdale, Arizona.
One batoid (the skates and rays) that needs no introduction are the manta rays. With 20-ft wingspans, these plankton-loving filter feeders can glide through bright blue oceans as if soaring effortlessly across a cloudless sky.
On World Ocean’s Day 2021, CHOW (Capitol Hill Ocean Week) took a CHOMP out of the threats that sharks are still enduring. The CHOW bite came in the form of the Shark Fin Sales Elimination Act (SFSEA- S. 1106), which recently passed the senate and is now returning to the House for approval.
With a scientific name that translates to "large-nosed sea monster," the Basking Shark is an elusive member of the shark family.
Deep in the Amazon jungle, almost a two hour boat ride from the nearest town, lies a complex wetland system where pink dolphins, black caiman, exotic birds, piranhas, and endangered fish live.
How are sharks able to travel thousands of miles across the ocean and return to the same exact locations year after year? Last month, researchers found the answer to one of the greatest mysteries in the animal kingdom.
President Biden catapulted the US back into its international climate change commitments on Earth Day 2021 with a wide-ranging summit on industrial emissions, clean technologies, job creation, and innovation. Ambitious action on greenhouse gases was announced, with promises to reduce emissions by 50-52% by 2030.
Climbing the world’s highest peaks tests every aspect of your being, and as a nature photographer, it can test your skill.
Because nature lovers are just as diverse as nature itself.