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8 Best Places to Go Kelp Diving

Underwater kelp forests stretch along thousands of miles of coastlines worldwide. Teeming with marine life, these destinations are home to the best kelp-diving experiences.

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

Why You Shouldn’t Feed Lionfish to Sharks

Spearing lionfish and feeding them to non-native predators has long been touted as a conservation-friendly solution to the invasive lionfish problem, but it can have serious consequences for divers

What Can You Do With a Degree in Marine Biology?

Many dream of being a marine biologist when they grow up, but what job opportunities are available to one graduating with a degree in marine biology? Expert David Shiffman, Ph.D.

Jessica Pate Awarded May Sea Hero for Manta Ray Conservation

Jessica Pate's dedication to conserving the majestic rays of Florida through identification and education make her this month's sea hero.

Penguins 101: Nature's Fanciest Seabirds

April 25 is World Penguin Day. To celebrate, we’re exploring the world of these wonderful waddlers–from what makes them fun to why we need to protect them.

Coldwater Dispatches: Polar Jellyfish

Patrick Webster chronicles his coldwater adventures onboard Linblad Expeditions, highlighting the fascinating and colorful jellyfish found among polar kelp forests.

How to Photograph Eels

With long slithering bodies that tend to stick to the shadows, eels can be tricky subjects to successfully capture on camera. Here's how to improve your chances of landing a winning shot.