Great Barrier Reef
Mapping Coral Reefs
Jef Akst | Sep 27, 2012
Google Maps is adding panoramic images of coral reefs to its Street View option, allowing web surfers to better navigate the oceans.
Cancer Claims Fish
Jef Akst | Aug 2, 2012
Australian trout are susceptible to skin cancer, according to a new study—the first evidence that wild fish can be afflicted by the disease.
Casting a Wide Eye
Cristina Luiggi | Feb 1, 2012
Scientists study a variety of large-scale biological phenomena from the vantage point of space.
Fish fear from above
Fish fear from above
Cristina Luiggi | Jun 15, 2011
Coral reefs are fraught with danger for herbivores such as damselfish and tangs. Venturing out from the safety of the reef’s colorful cracks and crevices to feed means risking being devoured by predators that patrol the warm waters. 
Satellite images capture fish fear
Cristina Luiggi | Jun 15, 2011
Scientists use Google Earth to observe the effects of predators on the feeding patterns of coral reef herbivores.