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.


When Whales and Humans Talk

April 3, 2018

by Krista Langlois • Arctic people have been communicating with cetaceans for centuries—and scientists are finally taking note.


The Mysterious Disappearance of Keith Davis

March 26, 2018

by Sarah Tory • The unsettling disappearance of a fisheries observer sparks questions about safety on the high seas and the fate of the fish stocks observers attempt to monitor.


How Ancient Rome’s 1% Hijacked the Beach

March 19, 2018

by Heather Pringle • The rich, the poor, and the battle for the Bay of Naples.


Weapons of War Litter the Ocean Floor

March 12, 2018

by Andrew Curry • At least one million tonnes of chemical weapons were dumped in the oceans between 1919 and 1980. Now what?