Marine Biologist John Pearse Dies
Marine Biologist John Pearse Dies
The retired University of California, Santa Cruz, professor was known for his work on invertebrate reproduction, kelp ecology, and Antarctic marine life.
Marine Biologist John Pearse Dies
Marine Biologist John Pearse Dies

The retired University of California, Santa Cruz, professor was known for his work on invertebrate reproduction, kelp ecology, and Antarctic marine life.

The retired University of California, Santa Cruz, professor was known for his work on invertebrate reproduction, kelp ecology, and Antarctic marine life.

marine ecology
Global Ocean Circulation Is Speeding Up
Global Ocean Circulation Is Speeding Up
Ruth Williams | Feb 5, 2020
The movements of water within the ocean basins has been increasing in speed over the last 20 years, a new study shows, conflicting with prior models of climate change.
Living Electrical Wires Plug into Worm Tubes for Stability
Living Electrical Wires Plug into Worm Tubes for Stability
Nicoletta Lanese | Nov 1, 2019
Cable bacteria can live in stirred-up sediments by associating with structures built by Chaetopterus variopedatus.
Red Tides Under the Microscope
Red Tides Under the Microscope
Bob Grant | Nov 1, 2019
Understanding the dinoflagellates that regularly wreak havoc on marine and nearshore ecosystems in the Gulf of Mexico could help researchers mitigate the damage they cause.
Infographic: Plugged InInfographic: Plugged In
Infographic: Plugged In
Nicoletta Lanese | Nov 1, 2019
How bacterial filaments ferry electrons through marine sediment
Image of the Day: Cooperative Sponges
Image of the Day: Cooperative Sponges
Nicoletta Lanese | Aug 15, 2019
Mycale grandis teams up with microbes housed inside it to gather nutrients.
Image of the Day: Fish Hunters
Image of the Day: Fish Hunters
Chia-Yi Hou | Jun 3, 2019
Watch penguins hunting from their point of view.
Warming Weather Could Make Arctic Fish FasterWarming Weather Could Make Arctic Fish FasterWarming Weather Could Make Arctic Fish Faster
Warming Weather Could Make Arctic Fish Faster
Jef Akst | Jan 24, 2019
As sea temperatures rise, mammals and birds may lose their edge over the cold-blooded species they eat, as well as the sharks that hunt them.
Long-Banned Pollutants Will Decimate Orcas: Study
Long-Banned Pollutants Will Decimate Orcas: Study
Shawna Williams | Sep 28, 2018
PCBs persist in the environment and accumulate in killer whales, driving their numbers down.
Mutated Gene Could Raise Marine Mammals’ Vulnerability to Pesticides
Mutated Gene Could Raise Marine Mammals’ Vulnerability to Pesticides
Shawna Williams | Aug 10, 2018
The resulting lost protein, PON1, breaks down organophosphates in land mammals.