Joined: Jul 16, 2014
Independent journalist Melissa Gaskill covers science, the environment, and adventure travel for a variety of print and online publications and is the author of two books: A World-Wide Travel Guide to Sea Turtles and Best Hikes with Dogs: Texas Hill Country and Gulf Coast. She enjoys kakaying, hiking, scuba diving and anything to do with the ocean, and can be found @MelissaGaskill.
Getting tangled in lines and nets can be deadly for whales—and it's a global problem.
Poachers are using scientific papers to help find their targets.
Step away from the bread.
We adore them too. Really. But this is a major problem.
8. You could call it an aquatic highway.
The longest-lasting recorded global bleaching event began in 2014 and continues to affect coral reefs worldwide.
3. Spring is when a young oyster looks for love.
TX68 appeared to have a four in 1 billion chance of hitting Earth. That may sound like a long shot, but the odds were four times higher than the threshold NASA has set for potentially hazardous objects.
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You can visit all of them.
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