Scientists have solved the mystery of how tiny marine crustaceans called copepods regulate the rhythms of their life-cycle.
The beach is a breathtaking site, the Indian Ocean rolling endlessly toward dramatic hills of lush forest sloping down to the powdery sand.
More than 60 pilot whales died in a mass stranding at a remote New Zealand beach, conservation officials said Wednesday.
Salvage crews reboarded a stricken ship at the centre of New Zealand's worst sea pollution disaster on Thursday as authorities ordered people off oil-blackened beaches.
(AP) -- Biologists say they're concerned about the health of a gray whale that's stranded in the Klamath River in Northern California after swimming up with her calf a month ago.
Antarctic krill regularly feed on the seabed, scientists have found. Until now the tiny crustaceans were thought to live mainly near the ocean surface.
Marine shallow water sandy bottoms on the surface appear desert-like and empty, but in the interstitial space between the sand grains a diverse fauna flourishes. In addition to bacteria and protozoa numerous animal phyla ...
(AP) -- Two pilot whales found stranded in the Florida Keys have been released.
Twenty-one long-finned pilot whales have died but 11 were saved after beaching themselves at Bruny Island, south of the Tasmanian state capital Hobart, conservation officials said on Friday.