June 25, 2018
by Daniel Wood • Could the survival of millions of migrating shorebirds depend on the preservation of humble marine biofilm?
June 19, 2018
by Shanna Baker • As a breeding facility works to retain a pure lineage of the Cuban crocodile, out in the wild the division between species is getting murkier all the time.
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.
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.
May 29, 2018
by Ben Goldfarb • In Maine, a strange legal debate is raging over rights to the state’s most important seaweed.
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.
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.
May 8, 2018
by Eva Holland • A grassroots guard learns how to keep people and polar bears safe in a small Arctic community.
May 1, 2018
by Tyee Bridge • As glaciers melt, unstable slopes are being exposed and are on the precipice of collapse.
April 23, 2018
by Andrew Nikiforuk • Why do we pretend to clean up oil spills in the ocean?