Narwhals: The Ocean’s Mythic Mystery

It’s a debate as old as the internet: are narwhals real? The answer is yes. Despite being called the “unicorns of the sea,” narwhals are very real creatures that inhabit our planet. As their name suggests, these animals have a long tusk protruding from their heads. It’s their defining feature- and what makes them so […]

The Beauty of Bowhead Whales

A 3D render of a bowhead whale and her calf.

Which have we explored more: the surface of Mars or our oceans? You’d be forgiven if you said Mars; no human has ever set foot on the Red Planet whereas people visit the seas all the time. But in truth, most of the surface of Mars has been mapped, whereas only five percent of the […]

The Ocean’s “Twilight Zone-” What We Know

A scuba diver swimming above a coral reef.

While space is considered “The Final Frontier,” there’s a massive part of the planet that needs to be explored before we make it to the finale. The ocean is so vast that humans haven’t even explored five percent of its depths, which means there are millions of species and locations we know nothing about. There’s […]