How Long Can Animals Live? You’ll Be Surprised!

How Long Can Animals Live? You’ll Be Surprised!

Several months ago, while traveling along Canada’s Atlantic seacoast, I wrote an article that contained some interesting trivia about how long lobsters can live. Not the one on my plate which was young and tasty but the really big ones like Louie the Lobster. Louie is...
Protecting Seagrass in Wakatobi

Protecting Seagrass in Wakatobi

Seagrass has always received scant notice when discussing marine egosystems but no more. We now realize that seagrass serves multiple beneficial rolls: in stabilizing coastlines from erosion; providing a sheltering nursery for juvenile fish and marine life; and recent...
2017: A Bad Year for Whales

2017: A Bad Year for Whales

From Indonesia and the South Pacific to the Faroe Islands and the Canadian Maritimes in the North Atlantic, 2017 was a bad year for whales. From mysterious strandings in Sumatra, to annual slaughters, whales have died in great numbers, bringing some species closer to...