Human Nature’s most-read stories of 2016, from underwater mountains to cave giants.
For centuries, these boats have connected Pacific Islanders with the sea they depend on.
While global ocean health may be suffering, these examples show that improvements are possible, country by country.
Although the habitats of many walking sharks are at least partially protected, new research reveals their survival may be in doubt.
Mangroves do more than protect coasts — they’re also lifelines for nearby communities.
A term you might never have heard of has immense importance for curbing climate change.
On Costa Rica’s Chira Island, building community and solidarity between local residents has helped expand conservation efforts.
Fish aggregating devices are helping industrial fishers take an unexpected toll on bigeye tuna populations.
Two new funds announced at the third annual Our Ocean conference in Washington, D.C., aim to advance ocean conservation — by helping to pay for it.
A thousand meters beneath the ocean’s surface, Conservation International scientists encounter rare marine species.