A Year of Ocean Service 

With the conclusion of the Vancouver portion of the Ocean Bridge program, it’s hard to believe my time with Ocean Bridge is slowly coming to an end. I’ve been reflecting on the newfound direction this experienc...

Weekly Ocean News 

Ecosystems and Biodiversity Ecologist Matthew Bracken was surprised to find a kelp forest growing from a mudflat in southeastern Alaska, because kelp requires a hard substrate, like rock, on which to anchor it...

Weekly Ocean News 

Ecosystems and Biodiversity Coral reefs are under threat from climate change, but new research suggests that other reef-building animals might be more adaptable. Sponges are an ancient group of animals who oft...

Weekly Ocean News

Ecosystems and Biodiversity How long would it take for the Earth to regenerate the biodiversity that's been lost since the rise of modern humans? A research team from Denmark recently published a paper to answ...

Happy Hagfish Day!

Everyone loves an underdog and the hagfish is perhaps the ocean’s biggest underdog when it comes to looks. This scavenging eel-like creature has no jaws and a wriggly saggy body whose most notable attribute is ...