Oceans

Oceans

Sailboats, Submarines, and the Sea

Sailboats, Submarines, and the Sea

The first thing I did during my tryout for the sailing team was crash straight into the seawall. Everyone at the Naval Academy is required to be part of a sports team. I did track in high school, but there was …

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Energy, Oceans, Wind

Flipping the switch: A clean energy future for Brayton Point? (Part II)

Flipping the switch: A clean energy future for Brayton Point? (Part II)

With the retirement of the Brayton Point coal plant, can this former coal town redefine itself as an offshore wind energy hub?
by × January 24, 2019 × 1 comment

Energy, Oceans, Wind

Flipping the switch: A coal plant retirement and a community’s response (Part I)

Flipping the switch: A coal plant retirement and a community’s response (Part I)

With the retirement of the Brayton Point coal plant, can this former coal town redefine itself as an offshore wind energy hub?
by × January 23, 2019 × 0 comments

Conservation, Oceans

The dive boat awaits at Namenanlala's dock. Photo by the author.

Leaving Paradise Behind

The dream of living on a remote, tropical island nearly killed Tom Moody. But in the end, it also saved him.
by × January 9, 2015 × 5 comments

Conservation, Fisheries, Oceans

Salmon People

Salmon People

Who will the Salmon People of the Pacific Northwest be when there aren't any salmon?
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Oceans

Part of the Navy's decommissioned fleet sits in Suisun Bay.

A Ship Unsunk

A change in US policy on the disposal of retired Navy vessels signals a movement in the right direction. But we’ve still got miles to go.
by × February 27, 2013 × 1 comment