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An Albatross Colony Flies towards Danger
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...
In the Middle of a Shark Feeding Frenzy
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...
Exploring Coral's Hidden Biodiversity
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...
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...
How Many Sexes Are There?
A World within a World
The Turbulent History of the Suez Canal
European Research and Brexit
Solar Orbiter Blasts Off for the Sun