Allowing underwater seismic surveys for oil and gas to be conducted off the U.S. Mid-Atlantic and Southeast coasts could pose a substantial threat to one of the world's most critically endangered whale species, a group of ...
The killer whales that spend time in the inland waters of Washington state already are tagged and tracked, photographed and measured.
Never mind the robins. The real harbingers of spring, Canada's "ice seals," are returning to the Massachusetts coastline.
What happens when a fisherman tosses a fish back overboard?
An international team of biologists has made the first-ever field observations of one of the least known species of whales in the world—Omura's whales—off the coast of Madagascar.
Two odd-looking Chinese soft-shelled marsh turtles raised for food in Asia have been seen south of Boston, and there's concern they could eventually threaten local ecosystems if they become established in New England.
Biologists with the New England Aquarium are investigating what may have caused a rarely-seen deep water whale to wash up on a Massachusetts beach.
For marine biologists at the New England Aquarium, it's a super-sized Mother's Day.
The New England Aquarium wants its endangered African penguins to get a little steamy.
Wild animals provide a unique challenge for physiologists because they are difficult to capture and monitor in their natural habitats. As a result, scientists are increasingly learning about organisms by extracting steroid ...