As Shark Week comes to a close, I am a little disappointed to see some of the sensationalism around this year's festivities. Let's not forget, Shark W...
They are the DiCaprio, Clooney and Pitt of the shark world. As important as these are, they are just three members of the shark family, which includes over 400 species. To me, the most amazing sharks are the little-known species that lurk in the deep sea.
I didn't like writing that headline an ounce more than you liked reading it. But viewers need to get angry, because Discovery's Shark Week is a travesty.
Humans will sink or swim with the rising tides of "global weirding." What better time to remember and apprentice ourselves to the mermaid myths that have inspired us for thousands of years?
If there's such thing as a perfect food, a great lobster roll could very well be it.
Because comets contain large amounts of water and other ices, the notion that bombardments by comets deposited much of Earth's water has seemed to be almost a measure of faith. But a variety of recent studies place this idea into a somewhat harsh context.
If you are not familiar with shark finning, it is a brutal process in which the shark's fin is removed for the purpose of making shark fin soup. The ...
Recent movies like the highly sensationalized Sharknado and the not-so-recent, Jaws series tend to villainize sharks. The truth is sharks are phenomenal creatures at the absolute top of the food chain and so much of their makeup is a mystery.
More than 1.3 million people around the world have joined the global call for Antarctic marine protection with thousands taking action through online petitions and emails from around the world.
For most novice divers, the otherworldly world beneath the surface of the sea is fantastical enough in its own right. No major bells or whistles are n...
For most novice divers, the otherworldly world beneath the surface of the sea is fantastical enough in its own right. But as with any sport, the more you progress, the more you want to push the envelope. So after you venture to the Great Barrier Reef and exhaust the Caribbean, what next?
For anyone fascinated by the beautiful oddities of the universe hiding around every corner, oceans are an endless smorgasbord of delights. That's why it was sad to see this new study saying that ocean acidification will make our oceans, well, less interesting. And, more troubling still, less alive.
Fabulous American seafood joints by the sea.
There's no magic formula to finding the perfect national park campground. But with 59 parks to choose from spread across wildly different terrains, there's certainly one to suit every taste.
Surfers have long memorialized fellow surfers by way of a paddle out. Sometimes flowers, lei's or ashes of the deceased are tossed into the circle. This campaign mimics those elements.
By Jason Bittel, OnEarthNo one ever said the search for fossil fuels in increasingly hard-to-reach places was easy. As part of their quest to keep the...