A Blue View

A Blue View
8:51 am
Tue January 27, 2015

Mysteries of the Deep - 1/27/15

Thousands of feet beneath the surface of the ocean, animals live, even thrive, in conditions that are impossible for most of us to even imagine. Our blue planet is indeed a water planet, yet incredibly, over 90 percent of the ocean remains unexplored and unseen by humans. 

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A Blue View
10:36 pm
Mon January 19, 2015

From the Bottom of the Food Chain - 1/20/15

The ocean food web is much more than the dramatic clash of sharks devouring marine mammals and large fish. While many of us know that the ocean food web is complex, it’s easy to focus on the apex predators at the top.

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A Blue View
8:12 pm
Mon January 12, 2015

Coral Reefs: Rainforests of the Sea - 1/13/15

Sometimes called the rainforests of the sea, coral reefs are colorful, intricate ecosystems—among the most incredible natural wonders in the world.

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A Blue View
5:58 pm
Tue January 6, 2015

Frozen Alive: Animals That Freeze … And Survive - 1/6/15

All animals have their own unique ways of surviving winter’s harsh conditions. Some—like certain species of fish, birds and insects—simply move, migrating south for the warmer climate. Others are equipped with the natural insulation of fur or feathers. Many hibernate, wakening only when the weather has warmed up.

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A Blue View
11:34 am
Tue December 30, 2014

Every Drop Counts - 12/30/14

A lot of us take water for granted. We simply turn on a faucet, and there it is, in seemingly endless supply.

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A Blue View
1:13 pm
Tue December 23, 2014

Masters of Disguise: Marine Animal Camouflage - 12/23/14

This world of ours can be a dangerous place—and for many undersea creatures, camouflage means the difference between life and death.

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A Blue View
9:39 am
Tue December 16, 2014

Pain Killer from the Sea - 12/16/14

Over 100 million American adults live with chronic pain—more than cancer, diabetes, and heart disease combined. It is a significant public health problem.

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A Blue View
8:42 am
Tue December 9, 2014

Inside Bioluminescence - 12/9/14

In the ocean’s deepest reaches, sunlight cannot penetrate, and yet, there is light. From softly glowing to dazzlingly brilliant, it is not the light of humans and their machines.

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A Blue View
9:30 am
Tue December 2, 2014

Sea Lampreys - 12/2/14

A Blue View
4:55 pm
Wed November 26, 2014

Acidification and Animal Behavior - 11/25/14

Imagine if the air you breathed changed your behavior. You may become reckless or disoriented, even see or hear less effectively.

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