Alien Invaders

In the western Atlantic and Caribbean, a voracious alien predator has taken hold. Native to the Indo-Pacific, the invasive lionfish is a major threat to biodiversity.

Prescription: Oceans

The oceans are part of America’s newest medical frontier. Scientists study marine invertebrates which may hold the key to unlocking the secrets of our own biology.

Reef Revival

In the emerging science of coral reef restoration, experts are discovering naturally occurring mechanisms that promote coral growth.

After the Spill

The catastrophic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico may no longer make headline news, but the story is far from over. Experts study the potential long-term impacts.


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