North Pacific

Dolphins have similar personality traits to humans, study finds

Curiosity and sociability among traits found, despite dolphins having evolved separately for millions of years.

22 February 2021

A hi-tech eye in the sky lays bare Hawaiʻi’s living coral reefs

In a newly released map, the coastal waters of t

05 January 2021

Scientists looking for rare whale stumble across entirely new species of whale

Researchers recount ‘phenomenal encounter’ while

10 December 2020

Wisdom is back! The world’s oldest known albatross is incubating once more on Midway Atol

Following taking a ‘gap year’ in the 2019/20 breeding season, Wisdom, the worl

07 December 2020

It might be the world's biggest ocean, but the mighty Pacific is in peril

The Pacific Ocean is the deepest, largest ocean on Earth, covering about a thi

07 December 2020

US plans to protect thousands of miles of coral reefs in Pacific and Caribbean

Proposals cite climate change as most severe threat to US reefs, which may be

04 December 2020

A Reason for Hope: Wisdom, world’s oldest known, banded bird, returns to Midway Atoll

Wisdom, is a mōlī (Laysan albatross) and the world’s oldest known, banded wild

03 December 2020

What's killing killer whales? Orca report covering a decade of necropsies identifies threats

Pathology reports on more than 50 killer whales stranded over nearly a decade

02 December 2020

Clean up efforts won’t solve the plastic pollution crisis in the world’s seas

The Ocean Cleanup is a highly touted nonprofit with the ambitious goal of clea

25 November 2020

A network of grassroots reserves protects tropical river fish diversity

Before we start mining for precious metals in the darkness of the deep sea, we

25 November 2020