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Tracking marine migrations across geopolitical boundaries aids conservation

The leatherback sea turtle is the largest living turtle and a critically endangered species. Saving leatherback turtles from extinction in the Pacific Ocean will...

The secret life of an enigmatic Antarctic apex predator

Scientists from British Antarctic Survey (BAS) have, for the first time, tracked the lives of leopard seals as they migrate around Antarctica. The team...

Whale shark logs longest-recorded trans-Pacific migration

Little is known about the world's largest living fish, gentle giants reaching 12 meters (40 feet) in length. Researchers from the Smithsonian Tropical Research...

Better species mapping can improve conservation efforts

The scientific models that ecologists and conservation biologists rely on to determine which species and habitats to protect lack critical information to help them...