Watch Rare Footage of the Mysterious 'Type D' Orca
A NOAA expedition filmed the orcas, which have distinctive small white eye patches, off of Cape Horn, Chile.
Trump Wants to Allow Seismic Oil Surveys in the Atlantic Ocean
Companies can now apply for permits to shoot underwater airguns that hurt ecosystems to assess offshore drilling potential.
The Scientists Who Study Whale 'Defecation Events'
Whale poops fertilize ocean ecosystems, and also contain a wealth of information for marine scientists.
Japan’s Latest Whale Hunt Killed 122 Pregnant Females and 114 Juveniles
It's the latest chapter in a legal saga over international whaling rules.
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THE FISH CAN'T HEAR ANYTHING OVER ALL THIS NOISE
It's stressing them out.
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A Killer Whale Killing Spree on the West Coast Is Actually Good News
Natural whale deaths benefit the whole ocean ecosystem. Human-caused ones, though, are another story.
Why Solar Storms Could Be Killing Whales and Dolphins
Solar storms mess with the Earth’s magnetic fields, which could hurt some animals' sense of navigation.
This 1000-Ton Turbine Will Harvest Tidal Energy to Power 500 Homes in Canada
It’s the first tidal array in North America that feeds energy directly into an electrical grid.
Claims of Walrus Starvation, Kidnapping Revealed at Controversial Marine Park
A former trainer claims Zeus the walrus is 'emaciated.'
Fetal and Baby Dolphin Deaths Increased After Deepwater Horizon Spill
Dead dolphins found in the spill zone had lung abnormalities, too.
SeaWorld Can't Afford to Get Rid of Orcas
Animal lovers are celebrating, but the decision doesn’t mean the amusement park is backing away from the business model that made it rich.
The Navy Is Still Making Dolphins Deaf, Despite What You May Have Heard
Whales are still not safe from a deafening barrage of noise created by the US Navy. And chances are, it’s happening right off your back porch.