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Coral Scientist Wilfredo “Al” Licuanan Named June Sea Hero

Having only learned to swim after being admitted to a marine science program, our June Sea Hero has since dedicated his life to coral reefs and their preservation.

Rescued Endangered Sawfish in Florida Keys Dies in Captivity

On April 5, 2024, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium responded to rescue a distressed smalltooth sawfish after someone called the sawfish

Why You Shouldn’t Feed Lionfish to Sharks

Spearing lionfish and feeding them to non-native predators has long been touted as a conservation-friendly solution to the invasive lionfish problem, but it can have serious consequences for divers

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8 Best Places to Go Kelp Diving

Underwater kelp forests stretch along thousands of miles of coastlines worldwide. Teeming with marine life, these destinations are home to the best kelp-diving experiences.

Fighting to Save the Caribbean's Coral Reefs

Coral conservation in the Bahamas and across the Caribbean region is in full swing after a warming event caused historic bleaching. Scientists and nonprofits rely on coral tree nurseries, gene banking and outplanting tiny coral fragments back onto the reefs to restore areas that have been decimated.

What Can You Do With a Degree in Marine Biology?

Many dream of being a marine biologist when they grow up, but what job opportunities are available to one graduating with a degree in marine biology? Expert David Shiffman, Ph.D. shares in his latest edition of “Ask a Marine Biologist.”

Penguins 101: Nature's Fanciest Seabirds

April 25 is World Penguin Day. To celebrate, we’re exploring the world of these wonderful waddlers–from what makes them fun to why we need to protect them.

Coldwater Dispatches: Polar Jellyfish

Patrick Webster chronicles his coldwater adventures onboard Linblad Expeditions, highlighting the fascinating and colorful jellyfish found among polar kelp forests.

World Famous Anaconda Dies

Bonito, Brazil is a growing hot spot to dive with anacondas. A snake nicknamed Ana Julia was well-known to the local community. She was recently found dead leaving locals, scientists and filmmakers wondering how she died.

6 Weird Fish to See in the Pacific Ocean

If you have a trip planned to the Indo-Pacific, make sure to learn about these six curious-looking fish before you splash.