A Fish Called Rockweed

May 29, 2018

by Ben Goldfarb • In Maine, a strange legal debate is raging over rights to the state’s most important seaweed.


What History Gives, the Sea Steals

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.


Row, Row, Row Your Coat

May 15, 2018

by Michael Engelhard • In Victorian England, re-engineered rain cloaks, umbrellas, and walking sticks floated adventurers down the Thames and, eventually, into the Arctic.


Training the Polar Bear Patrol

May 8, 2018

by Eva Holland • A grassroots guard learns how to keep people and polar bears safe in a small Arctic community.


When Mountains Fall into the Sea

May 1, 2018

by Tyee Bridge • As glaciers melt, unstable slopes are being exposed and are on the precipice of collapse.


The Oil Spill Cleanup Illusion

April 23, 2018

by Andrew Nikiforuk • Why do we pretend to clean up oil spills in the ocean?


The Local-Carb Diet

April 17, 2018

by Madeline Ostrander • Dedicated Pacific Northwest plant lovers nurture an indigenous food with ancient roots.


Defenders of the Forgotten Fish

April 10, 2018

by Ben Goldfarb • Tribes of the Columbia River watershed are hustling to keep the Pacific lamprey alive, one fish at a time.


When Whales and Humans Talk

April 3, 2018

by Krista Langlois • Arctic people have been communicating with cetaceans for centuries—and scientists are finally taking note.


The Mysterious Disappearance of Keith Davis

March 26, 2018

by Sarah Tory • The unsettling disappearance of a fisheries observer sparks questions about safety on the high seas and the fate of the fish stocks observers attempt to monitor.