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06.18.2018
An international study of a common albatross species has honed in on the chain reaction whereby ocean warming modifies the bird’s traits and demographics, ultimately leading to the decline of its...
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06.14.2018
On Fakarava, an atoll in the Tuamotu Archipelago, hundreds of grey reef sharks gather for nocturnal feeding frenzies—which are much more organized than expected. The biologist Johann Mourier and...
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05.26.2016
The research vessel Tara sets off to the Pacific on a two-year mission to study coral reefs and assess the unprecedented threats from climate change on this fragile ecosystem, home to 30% of our...
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03.10.2016
Plankton, which consists of microscopic organisms of plant or animal origin, comes in a wide variety of shapes—each more surprising than the next. Biologist John Dolan, who studies this fascinating...