Pufferfish photobombs diver in Hawaii in amazing shot
“A diver off Hawaii’s Kohala coast was upstaged by a photobombing pufferfish.
Regan Mizuguchi was taking a photo as he dived with his GoPro camera when he caught the attention of the scene-stealing sea creature.
"I had placed my GoPro camera on the ocean floor and was experimenting taking images when I noticed the fish bobbing through the water," he told Metro. “It was only after I reviewed the images that I noticed it had completely blocked out my face in one of the shots. I couldn’t believe how perfect it was.”
An Interactive Map Lets You See Photos Of Earth Tweeted By Astronauts
"Did the astronauts aboard the International Space Station snap a photo of where you live from orbit? Now you can find out, thanks to an interactive map of more than 650 pictures that the astronauts shared with the world on Twitter."
Now That the Shaking’s Over from the South Napa Earthquake, Read This Comic
Among the helpful advice and resources that government agencies are sharing after the South Napa earthquake, the most effective product may be the newly released comic book “Without Warning” — read more from geologist Andrew Alden at KQED Science.
The 1st Annual World Shorebirds Day Kicks Off On September 6
Shorebird populations worldwide are declining, and endangered birds like the spoonbill sandpiper are facing extinction in the next five years. Learn about shorebirds who migrate to San Francisco Bay during winter months, and how you can join the first annual “World Shorebirds Day” celebration from Sharol Embry of the East Bay Regional Park District at KQED Science.
20 New Coral Species Listed as Threatened Under the Endangered Species Act
"Twenty coral species—ten times the number listed previously—are the newest animals slated for protection under the Endangered Species Act. The ruling, announced Tuesday evening by the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), did not come with restrictions on "taking" corals—harming them directly by collecting them or indirectly by altering their habitat—but officials haven’t ruled out such restrictions for the future."