What are the universal keys to longevity? An extensive look at multiple birds and mammals reveals 10 predictors that an animal will live a long life.
Recently, the UN ordered Japan to stop their annual whale hunt because it's illegal. Trace explains the history of whaling, and why we don't need it anymore.
The top court ruled the program was a commercial activity disguised as science.
How long can you hold your breath underwater? A Cuvier's beaked whale just did it for over two hours while on a dive that took it to nearly 2 miles below the ocean's surface. Continue reading →
Seismic air guns could be banging their way the U.S. East Coast in just a few months, in search of new petroleum reserves. How will it affect marine life?
Dozens of fossilized whales, seals and other marine animals have been discovered piled up in an ancient tidal flat in northern Chile.
The loss is a major blow to the local Orca population.
Five million years ago, before the Ice Ages, strange mammals resided along the Pacific coast near modern San Francisco. Continue reading →
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