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Digital Fishers | Nature Nation
Digital Fishers | Nature Nation

Each week, we feature a worthy citizen science project or nature news segment from around the world. This week, as we continue to feature projects to do from home and in honor of World Oceans Day (June 8th), we're featuring Digital Fishers from Ocean Networks Canada (ONC).

Digital Fishers is a ...

COVID-19: Could The Deep Sea Hold A Remedy?
COVID-19: Could The Deep Sea Hold A Remedy?

Oceanographer Paul Snelgrove opened people’s eyes to the vastness of the ocean: "We know more about the surface of the Moon and about Mars than we do about the deep sea floor, despite the fact that we have yet to extract a gram of food, a breath of oxygen or ...

 Dive into the Mysteries Surrounding Whales
Dive into the Mysteries Surrounding Whales

A near-death experience captured the eyes of millions when an enormous humpback whale breached on top of two kayakers. The event took place while the kayakers were enjoying a whale watching trip off Moss Landing in California on Sept. 12, 2015. Tom Mustill, a wildlife filmmaker, and Charlotte Kinloch, an ...

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The Whale Detective

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A filmmaker investigates his traumatic encounter with a 30-ton humpback whale that breached and almost landed on him while he was kayaking. What he discovers raises far bigger questions about humans’ relationship with whales and their future.

Cleaner Wrasse Fish
Smart Like a Fish

Fish spend a lot of time in schools, so perhaps it should come as no surprise they’re smarter than most people think.

No Brain? For Jellyfish, No Problem
No Brain? For Jellyfish, No Problem

Are brains over-rated? After all, jellyfish lack them, yet carry out sophisticated functions and a complex reproductive cycle. Their lack of a nervous system control center even confers some advantages, such as the ability to lose a chunk here and there with little harm done.

Coral Spawning
Coral’s Big Summer

Just after sunset in early August, divers descend into inky black waters of the Gulf of Mexico, 100 miles from shore. The beams of their dive lights pierce the darkness, illuminating a large coral mound, its textured surface covered in tiny white dots. At some unseen signal, the dots begin ...