Why Iceland Is Turning Purple

January 16, 2018

by Egill Bjarnason • Buoyed by climate change, an invasive plant is taking over the landscape of the island nation.

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Twilight for the Sawfish

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?

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Fish Feel Pain. Now What?

January 1, 2018

by Ferris Jabr • Terrestrial animals get humane treatment and legal protections, but until now, fish pain has largely been ignored.

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Fish, Drugs, and Murder

December 12, 2017

by Alexander Villegas • For years, Costa Rica was synonymous with tourism, sustainability, and biodiversity. Now collapsing fisheries have led to turmoil.

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Quick Sand, Dirty Money

December 5, 2017

Story by Kimon de Greef • Illegal sand mining in South Africa is starving beaches of sand, ruining rivers, and endangering lives.

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The Hunger Games: Two Killer Whales, Same Sea, Different Diets

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.

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Death by Killer Algae

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.

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Landlocked Islanders

November 14, 2017

by Krista Langlois • Can Marshall Islanders whose lives are tied to the sea maintain their culture in Oklahoma?

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The Ecolabel Fable

November 7, 2017

by Raina Delisle • Buyer beware: sustainable seafood programs can’t guarantee ocean-friendly choices.

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The Scientist Who Reads a Lost History in the Mud

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.

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