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Monster Rock

Watch out! These treacherous waters might just swallow you whole!

Nature’s Roomba

The flying gurnard (Dactylopterus volitans) is sweeping up the ocean floor!

Eye of a Gray Whale

This incredible moment was captured by Instagram user, Mike Nulty, when he made eye contact with a majestic gray whale. These moments of stillness and calm are essential when appreciating our beautiful blue planet. .

Underwater Waterfall Illusion

If you take a helicopter ride over Mauritius Island in the Indian Ocean, prepare to see what appears to be a gigantic underwater waterfall that must be seen to believe. However, this is only an optical illusion thanks to the sand and silt deposits and changing water color giving off that effect, captured perfectly in […]

The Feather Star

This is a type of Crinoid called a Feather star, a bizarre walking plant-like creature which live for about 1 year at a time. Crinoids have been around for more than 530 million years!

How Climate Change Impacts Our Water

With all of the recent extreme weather events occurring around the world, it’s important to look at our Earth’s natural water cycle and how it is being affected with our changing climate. This week we welcome back guest Michael Carroll to talk about what’s going on under the surface, some methods of capturing water, and why sometimes Scrooge McDuck is the only way to understand it all.

Transparent Octopus

This is a baby larval Wunderpus captured up close by blackwater photographer, Wu Yung-sen. Blackwater photography takes place in cold, pitch-dark depths where we see unusual sea creatures like this transparent octopus! Incredible.

Square Waves

This beautiful pattern of square waves taken at the Phares des Baleines in France is actually quite dangerous! This natural phenomenon is known as a cross swell or cross sea, and occurs when two different wave patterns collide. Photo by Michel Griffon.

Where Snow Meets the Sea

Taken on the western coast of Japan in the San’in Kaigan GeoPark by photographer Hisa (@ag.lr.88) on Instagram. Beautiful shot as we witness two biomes collide.

Exploring a Water Cave

A beautiful yet eery image of a diver deep in the ocean caves of Ciutadella de Menorca, Spain.