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The Cocos-Galapagos Swimway is an underwater highway for sea turtles, sharks, and whales that connects Costa Rica’s Cocos Island National Park with Ecuador’s Galapagos Marine Reserve. Endangered and threatened marine species including whale sharks, green sea turtles, leatherback sea turtles, silky sharks, and scalloped hammerhead sharks use this...

For Immediate Release, September 14, 2020 Contact: Alex Hearn, Galapagos Whale Shark Project, ahearn@usfq.edu.ec  Todd Steiner, Turtle Island Restoration Network, tsteiner@seaturtles.org  Whale Shark Migrating from Galapagos Island to Cocos Island Documented for First Time For the first time in history, a group of scientists documented the complete...

This blog was written by Dave Doebler, the co-founder, along with his partner Dara Schoenwald, of VolunteerCleanup.org, a citizen-led environmental action group that has removed tons of marine debris from South Florida waterways and beaches, and a critically important partner of Ocean Conservancy’s International Coastal...

Faster than a speeding bullet, it’s … the pistol shrimp! At first glance, the pistol shrimp might seem more Mr. Krabs than Butch Cassidy, but this small invertebrate has a power-packed punch. Sometimes overshadowed by the very powerful, very colorful mantis shrimp, it’s time that the...