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Believe it or not, the vampire squid is, indeed, a real creature! In fact, it’s a small and adorably-weird cephalopod that lives in the deep sea and despite its common name, it’s not actually a true squid (or a vampire—just in case you were still...

The Portuguese Man O’War (Physalia physalis) is absolutely alien-looking. With its bulbous top, dangling tentacles and iridescent coloring, this unusual invertebrate will make anyone do a double-take. But what is it, exactly? Read on for five facts about the Portuguese Man O’War. It looks like a...

Last month, a subcommittee of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) created draft regulation to ban ships from using or carrying heavy fuel oil (HFO) in the Arctic. For four years, Ocean Conservancy has worked tirelessly on the development of this ban to protect the Arctic...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 10, 2020 Contact: Preston Brown, Director of Watershed Conservation, preston@seaturtles.org, 303-877-0880 SPAWN to Remove Central California’s Top-Priority Fish Barrier This Summer SAN GERONIMO, Calif. — The Salmon Protection And Watershed Network (SPAWN) will manage another large-scale restoration project on the former San Geronimo golf course...

If you’ve seen the environmental news cycle lately, you may have seen a deluge of new stories discussing patches of red-colored snow surfacing on Galindez Island, located off the coast of the Antarctic’s northernmost peninsula. And while this is certainly shocking, this isn’t the first...