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.
November 14, 2017
by Krista Langlois • Can Marshall Islanders whose lives are tied to the sea maintain their culture in Oklahoma?
November 7, 2017
by Raina Delisle • Buyer beware: sustainable seafood programs can’t guarantee ocean-friendly choices.
November 1, 2017
by Ann Finkbeiner • Hard working and tough as nails, Grace Brush did what others couldn’t—she teased out the mystery of the Chesapeake Bay.
October 24, 2017
by Emilienne Malfatto • As a massive dam nears completion in Turkey, residents downriver in the idyllic Mesopotamian Marshes prepare to see their homeland destroyed—again.
October 17, 2017
by J.B. MacKinnon • Once feared, vilified, and exterminated, the wolves of Vancouver Island face an entirely different threat: our fascination, our presence, and our selfies.