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.
November 28, 2017
by Larry Pynn • The Salish Sea’s resident killer whales are in trouble—and garnering all the headlines—but transient killer whales traveling the same waters seem to be doing fine.
November 21, 2017
by Claudia Geib • When 343 sei whales died from a harmful algal bloom in Chilean Patagonia, they opened a window into the effect changing climate is having on marine mammals, our oceans, and us.