The Power of Compassion

August 15, 2017

by Elin Kelsey

Why humpback whales rescue seals and why volunteering for beach cleanups improves your health.


Peeping in on the Mile Deep Club

August 8, 2017

by Eloise Gibson

Braving an Antarctic winter to catch Chilean sea bass in the act.


The Fisher Kings

July 25, 2017

by Zach Zorich

Along southern Florida’s coast, the ancient Calusa constructed an entire island of shell and defied the Spanish Conquest.


Hunger’s Children

July 18, 2017

by Ann Finkbeiner

Fleeing the Irish Famine, some immigrants brought their islands with them to North America.


How Many Countries Does it Take to Save a Fish?

July 11, 2017

by Sasha Chapman

All of them—which makes conservation difficult when your neighbors keep poaching.


Watts in the Water

June 27, 2017

by Bruce Grierson

Our oceans contain enough energy to power the planet—if we could just get our hands on it.


The Brine Revolution

June 20, 2017

by Heather Pringle

Did lowly shellfish change the world?


The Lunar Sea

June 13, 2017

by Ferris Jabr

The moon influences life in a surprising and subtle way: with its light.


In The Land Of Lost Gardens

June 6, 2017

by Heather Pringle

Tireless in her quest, ethnobotanist Nancy Turner works with indigenous elders to preserve plant knowledge dating back to the First People in the New World.


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.