While looking into the art form of Scrimshaw, I did some background research about whales and the reasons for whaling ships long ago. This is a follow-up to The Art of Historic Scrimshaw and Whales.
Countdown seven powerful creatures from the ocean depths!
Adult Chestnut Lamprey It can be confusing here and there when it comes to lampreys. People talk about sea lampreys and freshwater lampreys, and may often simply think they are just different animals with certain similarities. Actually, in a very...
If you had to name the largest lake in the world, would you be able to do it? If you’ve done your research on the topic then you’ll know that the largest lake in the world is actually the Caspian Sea. Most people don’t realize that because...
The Seven Seas are stuff of legend, but there may be some truth. The past seven seas were wild; the present day seas can be deadly. Here's a list of these insidious waterways, and a look at the future
The gray whale migration occurs every year along the west coast of Canada and the United States. This migration is considered the longest migration of any marine mammal and covers nearly 12000 miles.
On a recent trip to Grand Bahama Island I saw all types of gnarly looking tropical fish. Each day I saw something new, and each day I became more and more mesmerized by all of the wonderful and beautiful fish that frequented the waters in such an...
Scientists have divided the ocean up into several major subdivisions to make it easier to learn more about the world's oceans. Learn more about these subdivisions and how they are divided.
Everybody has heard of the Bermuda Triangle in the Atlantic; however, the Pacific Ocean supposedly has its own area where ships, planes, and people have mysteriously vanished. But, is it true?
People who have never seen or experienced North America's Great Lakes often underestimate their power and importance. The Great Lakes are an enormous inland sea essential to commerce, tourism, recreation, and travel.