February 19, 2018
by Krista Langlois, Heather Pringle • A remote Arctic land may hold a vital missing chapter from human history. The only problem? It disappeared at the end of the last ice age.
February 14, 2018
by Brendan Borrell • After half a century, the counterculture squatters of Kalalau Valley are facing a final eviction.
February 6, 2018
by Brian Payton • In one of nature’s remarkable second acts, dead trees become driftwood and embark on transformative journeys.
January 30, 2018
by Karen Pinchin • Against a backdrop of competing cultural and commercial interests, Canadian regulators will soon spin the wheel on the future of the little-understood American eel.
January 23, 2018
by Sasha Chapman • Fishing gear can pose a deadly threat to whales—and to those who try to save them.
January 16, 2018
by Egill Bjarnason • Buoyed by climate change, an invasive plant is taking over the landscape of the island nation.
January 8, 2018
by Jori Lewis • In West Africa, the sawfish was once a source of cultural pride and power. What happens to traditional African cultures as it disappears?
January 1, 2018
by Ferris Jabr • Terrestrial animals get humane treatment and legal protections, but until now, fish pain has largely been ignored.
December 12, 2017
by Alexander Villegas • For years, Costa Rica was synonymous with tourism, sustainability, and biodiversity. Now collapsing fisheries have led to turmoil.
December 5, 2017
Story by Kimon de Greef • Illegal sand mining in South Africa is starving beaches of sand, ruining rivers, and endangering lives.