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Starfish

Scientists Say They've Figured Out Why Starfish Are Melting

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 11.17.2014 | Green

From Mexico to Alaska, starfish have been mysteriously melting for more than a year. When a starfish first gets sick, its arms pretzel up and white le...

Sandcastles, Starfish and Redemption

Susie Spain | Posted 10.19.2014 | Impact
Susie Spain

This is a story about sandcastles, starfish, and redemption. I'm telling it to you because I was just back at the east coast and we all know that the coastline of the east is the quintessential place for sandcastles and starfish.

Starfish, Giant Crystals and the Amazing Tenacity of Life

L. Steven Sieden | Posted 10.15.2014 | Green
L. Steven Sieden

Last week I returned from an annual Retreat at Indralaya on Orcas Island having experienced something unique and eye opening.

Starfish Disease Killing Massive Number Along West Coast

AP | Posted 04.12.2014 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Starfish at the Anchorage Museum have shown signs of a wasting disease reported up and down the West Coast, and eight had t...

Massive Outbreak Killing Pacific Coast Starfish In Droves

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 11.06.2013 | Green

Starfish are dying in massive numbers due to a disease outbreak that melts the animals into a white goo, leaving researchers scrambling to explain the...

WATCH: Sea Creature's Creepy Human-Like Walk

| Gisela Telis | Posted 05.11.2012 | Science

The blunt-spined brittle star (Ophiocoma echinata) doesn't let five limbs prevent it from walking like a human being. This starfish cousin is radi...

Thousands Of Starfish Wash Up On U.S. Beach

AP | Posted 06.07.2011 | Green

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. -- The unsettled weather along the South Carolina coast has caused thousands of starfish to wash on shore at Pawleys Island. State...