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Rescued Endangered Sawfish in Florida Keys Dies in Captivity

On April 5, 2024, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium responded to rescue a distressed smalltooth sawfish after someone called the sawfish hotline; the animal was seen swimming in circles in a Cudjoe Bay canal in the Florida Keys.

What to Know About the Fourth Global Coral Bleaching Event

Since February 2023, record-high global sea surface temperatures have stressed corals, leading to a fourth global bleaching event. Fifty-four countries and territories spanning all ocean basins—Atlantic, Pacific and Indian—have reported severe coral bleaching.

World Famous Anaconda Dies

Bonito, Brazil is a growing hot spot to dive with anacondas. A snake nicknamed Ana Julia was well-known to the local community. She was recently found dead leaving locals, scientists and filmmakers wondering how she died.

Women Divers Hall of Fame Awards 2024 Scholarships and Grants

Individual divers from 14 countries across the world were awarded grants and scholarships by the Women Divers Hall of Fame (WDHOF) to advance their careers through education, financial and career assistance.

Why Are Florida's Sawfish Dying?

Scientists from universities, institutions and state agencies are working to find the cause behind strange fish behavior and sawfish deaths.