Eel of Fortune

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.

The Noose Beneath the Waves

January 23, 2018

by Sasha Chapman • Fishing gear can pose a deadly threat to whales—and to those who try to save them.

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.

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?

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.