College Campuses Close as Hurricane Dorian Threatens
College Campuses Close as Hurricane Dorian Threatens
The storm has already pummeled the Bahamas. Now the US coast prepares.
College Campuses Close as Hurricane Dorian Threatens
College Campuses Close as Hurricane Dorian Threatens

The storm has already pummeled the Bahamas. Now the US coast prepares.

The storm has already pummeled the Bahamas. Now the US coast prepares.

marine biology
Labs Prepare to Protect—and Collect—Data During Hurricane Dorian
Labs Prepare to Protect—and Collect—Data During Hurricane Dorian
Emma Yasinski | Sep 1, 2019
In the southeastern US, the coming storm disrupts research for many scientists.
Attack of the Seaweed
Attack of the Seaweed
Chia-Yi Hou | Aug 6, 2019
Sargassum is piling up on Caribbean beaches, smothering nearshore ecosystems, driving off tourists, and compelling researchers to figure out why it’s suddenly so abundant.
Image of the Day: Death Traps
Image of the Day: Death Traps
Chia-Yi Hou | Jul 18, 2019
Sharks and rays can get entangled in abandoned fishing gear, leading to injuries or death.
Swamped by Sargassum: The New Normal for Caribbean Beaches
Swamped by Sargassum: The New Normal for Caribbean Beaches
Kerry Grens | Jul 15, 2019
Scientists are pretty sure they know where the seaweed is coming from. Now they want to know why it’s here.
Image of the Day: Photo ID
Image of the Day: Photo ID
Chia-Yi Hou | Jun 27, 2019
Marine biologists identify smalleye stingrays using the white spots on their backs.
Government Scientists Launch Investigation into Whale Deaths
Government Scientists Launch Investigation into Whale Deaths
Chia-Yi Hou | Jun 3, 2019
About 70 gray whales have been found dead this year on the west coast of the US.
In a Warming Climate, Seaweed’s Microbiome May Mediate Disease
In a Warming Climate, Seaweed’s Microbiome May Mediate Disease
Carolyn Wilke | Jun 1, 2019
Kelp in warm, acidified waters develop blistered fronds—and the composition of microbial communities could help explain why, a study suggests.
Image of the Day: Beached Birds
Image of the Day: Beached Birds
Chia-Yi Hou | May 30, 2019
Biologists recover the bodies of puffins from a mass mortality event.
Image of the Day: Belly Flop
Image of the Day: Belly Flop
Chia-Yi Hou | May 23, 2019
Watch a Munk’s devil ray breach.