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This day is also an opportunity to reflect on the wise use of our planet’s resources. It reminds us that we need to take greater resp...
Since 1991, Durner has worked as a research zoologist with the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Alaska Science Center tracking and studying p...
Dr. Block, has dedicated her life to studying pelagic fish and has made incredible strides in our collective knowledge of tunas, shar...
Even if you’ve never seen the ‘70s Hollywood blockbuster, “Jaws,” you’re probably familiar with the startling ...
By Eric Schwaab, Chief Conservation Officer
Sea turtles leave their nests and disappear into the ocean, only to return to those same beaches...
5 Gyres and the Trash Free Maryland Alliance, two organizations committed to making our blue planet a cleaner, trash-free place, recent...
In a muddy coastal marsh off the Atlantic, shoreline grasses wave gently in the warm summer breeze. A small turtle pops its white, distinctl...
Butterflies are known for one biological marvel in particular: their ability to metamorphose from caterpillars into beautiful, brightly colo...
By Eric Schwaab, Chief Conservation Officer for the National Aquarium
What do lobstermen in Maine, coral reef experts in the western Pacifi...
Image via James Delgado.
How did you first become interested in maritime archaeology?
Archaeology fascinated me as early as Grade ...