Orcas appear to be imitating the behaviour of one in particular by damaging sailboat rudders.
The multi-billion-dollar whale-watching industry enables millions of people to see these magnificent creatures up close. But the noise made by so many boats is a threat to whales’ wellbeing.
Increased motorboat activity has resulted in an alarming increase in turtle injuries. Northern map turtles are an at-risk species, and boat collisions threaten their survival.
Migration can be a matter of life and death, but religion can help people cope.
Pictures of boats and ships in rock art at the northwestern tip of Australia show the European incursions from the 1800s — but also the much earlier and lesser known sea trade with southeast Asia.
Too many small yachts and speedboats are simply being abandoned to shed toxins and microplastics into the sea.
Contemporary television is replete with gruesome tests of survival, charting our obsession with what modern man has lost.
French company Seabubbles provides new transport concept which aims to see the people of Paris using water instead of roads.
Improvised rescues, such as boat owners saving people in flooded Louisiana, have become an integral part of federal and state disaster response efforts.