Evicted by Climate Change

June 11, 2018

by Madeline Ostrander • Government regulations forced the Yup’ik to give up their semi-nomadic existence. Now, as the land around them vanishes, they’re puzzling through the problem of moving.


The Mysterious Decline of Iceland’s American Invader

June 6, 2018

by Gloria Dickie • In Iceland, imported mink escaped fur farms and feasted their way through the food web—until nature bit back.


A Fish Called Rockweed

May 29, 2018

by Ben Goldfarb • In Maine, a strange legal debate is raging over rights to the state’s most important seaweed.


What History Gives, the Sea Steals

May 21, 2018

by Elizabeth Preston • In Scotland and around the world, archaeologists rush to understand ancient sites that climate change is both revealing and washing away.


Row, Row, Row Your Coat

May 15, 2018

by Michael Engelhard • In Victorian England, re-engineered rain cloaks, umbrellas, and walking sticks floated adventurers down the Thames and, eventually, into the Arctic.


Training the Polar Bear Patrol

May 8, 2018

by Eva Holland • A grassroots guard learns how to keep people and polar bears safe in a small Arctic community.


When Mountains Fall into the Sea

May 1, 2018

by Tyee Bridge • As glaciers melt, unstable slopes are being exposed and are on the precipice of collapse.


The Oil Spill Cleanup Illusion

April 23, 2018

by Andrew Nikiforuk • Why do we pretend to clean up oil spills in the ocean?


The Local-Carb Diet

April 17, 2018

by Madeline Ostrander • Dedicated Pacific Northwest plant lovers nurture an indigenous food with ancient roots.


Defenders of the Forgotten Fish

April 10, 2018

by Ben Goldfarb • Tribes of the Columbia River watershed are hustling to keep the Pacific lamprey alive, one fish at a time.