March 12, 2018
by Andrew Curry • At least one million tonnes of chemical weapons were dumped in the oceans between 1919 and 1980. Now what?
March 6, 2018
by Ferris Jabr • String is far more important than the wheel in the pantheon of inventions.
February 27, 2018
by Adrienne Mason • There and back again: a taxonomist’s quest to reveal the world’s tiniest realms.
February 19, 2018
by Krista Langlois, Heather Pringle • A remote Arctic land may hold a vital missing chapter from human history. The only problem? It disappeared at the end of the last ice age.
February 14, 2018
by Brendan Borrell • After half a century, the counterculture squatters of Kalalau Valley are facing a final eviction.
February 6, 2018
by Brian Payton • In one of nature’s remarkable second acts, dead trees become driftwood and embark on transformative journeys.
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.
January 23, 2018
by Sasha Chapman • Fishing gear can pose a deadly threat to whales—and to those who try to save them.
January 16, 2018
by Egill Bjarnason • Buoyed by climate change, an invasive plant is taking over the landscape of the island nation.
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?