marine life

Researchers take a sample from a wild whale shark in the Galapagos
In a groundbreaking conservation project, the first ever ultrasounds on wild whale sharks have taken place in the Galápagos. 
Whale shark
Top photographers and experts reveal their most incredible underwater encounters and explain how you can experience them for yourself.
Humpback whale mother and calf.
Test your knowledge in our fun quiz based on BBC One’s Big Blue Live. 
Darren Rees
Wildlife artist Esther Tyson takes us through her experience of learning to dive – overcoming her fears in order to get to grips with nature below the waves and start painting.  
Ben Hoare, Features Editor, BBC Wildlife
The team are ready to announce the winning name chosen for the young female orca that lives in the pod known by scientists as the West Coast Community. Drumroll, please...
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