Sharks eating seagrass? Sounds fishy, but the reality is that animals don't conform to the strict categories we try to place on their diets.
Mosquitoes are transferring microplastics eaten in water into birds and other non-marine animals.
Blue whales are the largest creatures to have ever lived on Earth.
The only sea creature known to attack blue whales is the orca, also known as a 'killer whale'. But humans present a much bigger threat to them.
Plastic trash on San Francisco’s Ocean Beach.
A new study shows that anchovies – key food for larger fish – are attracted to plastic trash because it smells like food. This suggests that toxic substances in plastic could move up through food chains.
Trash or treasure? Some birds rely heavily on landfill to supplement their diet.
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Well-intended efforts to reduce food waste could threaten some birds and animal species, a new paper has warned.
Dung beetle rolling in the shade.
Dung beetles have been cleaning up the planet for at least 65 million years. The 6000 species across the world have adapted to a life at the back end of the food chain in the most remarkable ways.