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Making Sense of Big Ocean Data
Ocean conservation science is experiencing a data explosion—but can we utilize it properly?
Coral Restoration Goes Big
Saving reefs is possible—but there are challenges.
How It Feels to Surf the World’s Biggest Wave
Riding Earth’s mighty forces in Nazaré, Portugal.
To Protect the Ocean, Refinance Your Debt
How “blue bonds” turn national debt into funds for marine conservation.
The Hermaphrodite at the Bottom of the Sea
Far beneath the surface, an evolutionary paradox.
Bioluminescence Is Nature’s Love Light
When sparks fly, new species follow.
To Stop Illegal Fishing, Send a Seabird
Illegal fishing is too big a problem for humans to handle alone.
That Snapper You’re Eating Might Be 80 Years Old
Shouldn’t we respect our animal elders, too?
To Save the Deep Ocean, We Should Mine the Moon
The moon contains a lot of mineral wealth—but how practical is mining it?
It’s High Time to Protect Our High Seas
The oceans belong to no one. But we can all take part to protect them.
Another Path to Intelligence
Octopus brains are nothing like ours—yet we have much in common.
Humans Are Overzealous Whale Morticians
We hastily dispose of dead whales, ignoring the ecological significance of their carcasses.
Snorkeling in Their Own Plastic
Dave Ford chartered a cruise for Fortune 500 company leaders and activists to dive into an environmental crisis.
Swimming in Noise
For sea life, the ocean is becoming an intolerable racket.
The Case for Popularizing Ocean Science
Why Schmidt Ocean Institute’s Carlie Wiener thinks octopuses and science fiction matter to ocean conservation.
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