Unique Language of Newfoundland

May 30, 2017

by Emily Urquhart

Isolated in the North Atlantic, the people of Newfoundland and Labrador developed a subtle and beautiful lexicon to describe their environment.

The Shellfish Gene

May 23, 2017

by Amorina Kingdon and Patrick Daley

How shellfish farmers are leaning on genes to unmask the secrets of mussels, scallops, and oysters.

Reef Avengers

May 16, 2017

by Theodora Sutcliffe

Indonesia’s reefs have been poisoned or blasted to smithereens by the very people who depend on them the most. Now islanders are working to restore the coral, and recover the resources they’ve lost, piece by piece.

Crocodiles Rising

May 9, 2017

by Shanna Baker

In the Northern Territory of Australia, policymakers and biologists managed the impossible—making the benefits of living with a booming population of deadly crocodiles outweigh the risks. But when two apex predators must share coastal resources, there’s bound to be conflict.

Drawing Meaning from Death, One Seabird at a Time

May 2, 2017

by Larry Pynn

In the Pacific Northwest, the diligence of citizen scientists is shedding light on the lives, and deaths, of seabirds.