July 31, 2018
by Brendan Borrell • Urban beaches around the world have less garbage than remote beaches, but less life too. The City of Santa Monica hopes to change the image of a clean beach.
July 23, 2018
by Kenneth R. Weiss • Advances in genetic technology will make us all DNA detectives.
July 18, 2018
by Andrew Curry • Coastlines around the world boast hints of ancient humans who gathered and traveled along the edges of the world, where land meets sea.
July 9, 2018
by Ilima Loomis • How globalization of the seafood industry keeps consumers in the dark and prices down.
June 25, 2018
by Daniel Wood • Could the survival of millions of migrating shorebirds depend on the preservation of humble marine biofilm?
June 19, 2018
by Shanna Baker • As a breeding facility works to retain a pure lineage of the Cuban crocodile, out in the wild the division between species is getting murkier all the time.
June 11, 2018
by Madeline Ostrander • Government regulations forced the Yup’ik to give up their semi-nomadic existence. Now, as the land around them vanishes, they’re puzzling through the problem of moving.
June 6, 2018
by Gloria Dickie • In Iceland, imported mink escaped fur farms and feasted their way through the food web—until nature bit back.
May 29, 2018
by Ben Goldfarb • In Maine, a strange legal debate is raging over rights to the state’s most important seaweed.
May 21, 2018
by Elizabeth Preston • In Scotland and around the world, archaeologists rush to understand ancient sites that climate change is both revealing and washing away.