marine ecology

Scientists Capture Rare Footage Of Spooky-Arse Arctic Jellyfish

Scientists Capture Rare Footage Of Spooky-Arse Arctic Jellyfish

Using a small robotic sub, scientists from Columbia University have captured rare video of arctic jellyfish slithering along the bottom of the Chukchi Sea near Barrow Alaska. The footage came as a complete surprise to the researchers, who weren’t expecting to see jellyfish during the Arctic winter.

This Is What A Mass Die-Off Of Earth’s Coral Reefs Looks Like

This Is What A Mass Die-Off Of Earth’s Coral Reefs Looks Like

Earlier this week, we learned that Earth’s coral reefs are in the midst of a massive dieoff, triggered by abnormally hot temperatures in ocean basins worldwide. It’s hardly the first time in recent history that we’ve witnessed a widespread coral bleaching event, and it won’t be the last. In several…