According to the U.N. agency, the largest barrier reef system in the Northern Hemisphere no longer faces “immediate danger.” In a rare victory for the world’s coral reef systems, the Belize Barrier Reef has been removed from UNESCO’s List of World Heritage in Danger. The World Heritage committee declared Tuesday that Belize’s coral reef system no longer faces […]
Mr. Kirouac, an experienced shrimp fisherman. “It just refused to die! We fired at it from close range and knocked it repeatedly on the head with a metal shovel, but it had very little effect. It took sixteen .30-06 ammo before it stopped crawling, but we finally got it!”
Though it looks like something straight out of a Dr. Seuss book, this stubby squid was also discovered by the Nautilus team. Apparently, purple is all the rage among deep-ocean creatures. Courtesy Nautilus
What’s bright purple and looks like a blobby glow stick? Scientists were puzzled, as was captured in a video recording as their ROV Hercules zoomed in closer to have a look. Hercules filmed the adorable purple creature while scanning the seafloor at a depth of 2,950 feet off the coast of California’s Channel Islands.
Here’s a look at some of our most Frequently Asked Questions: WHAT ABOUT SHARKS? Steven Spielberg, an avid scuba diver, once said in an interview, “My only career regret is making Jaws. I had no idea what a negative impact it would have on both sharks and people – forever.” Divers love sharks and feel […]