Why the ocean is getting louder
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The otherworldly creatures in the ocean's deepest depths
About 60 percent of the ocean is a cold, dark region that spans down to 11,000 meters. This zone is known as the deep ocean, and though it seems like an inhospitable and remote corner of the planet, it is actually one of the greatest habitats on Earth. Lidia Lins explores how so many species thrive in this mysterious underwater world.
Will the ocean ever run out of fish?
When most people think of fishing, we imagine relaxing in a boat and patiently reeling in the day’s catch. But modern industrial fishing -- the kind that stocks our grocery shelves -- looks more like warfare. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson and Jennifer Jacquet explain overfishing and its effects on ecosystems, food security, jobs, economies, and coastal cultures.
Whales to gain 'long-sought protections' as navy limits sonar use, activists say - The Guardian
Court orders settlement after Earthjustice, Greenpeace and other organizations take legal action amid concern over the impact of military training activities.
Twenty Thousand Hertz
This video was made in collaboration with Twenty Thousand Hertz, a podcast that dives deep into all kinds of stories about sound. Everything from "who's the person behind the voice on your phone," to "what do other planets sound like to our ears?"