Ecosystems

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

Oceans

Sylvia Earle, Marine Biology Bad-Ass

Sylvia Earle, Marine Biology Bad-Ass

Oceans legend Sylvia Earle swings through Connecticut to talk about sustainable seas, the future of marine research, and the decline of bluefin tuna.
by × February 19, 2013 × 0 comments

Ecosystems, Wildlife

Jennie Miller interviews a forest guard after a leopard attack in Kahna.

Reading the bones: In the field with a depredation detective

Big cats kill a lot of livestock in India's Kahna Reserve, provoking local herders to retaliate. Jennie Miller is using forensics, ecology, and satellite mapping to reduce the escalating tension between large predators and people.
by × February 3, 2013 × 0 comments

Oceans

Paying Their Way: Why Sharks Are Worth More Alive

Paying Their Way: Why Sharks Are Worth More Alive

The shark fin industry is worth billions of dollars every year. How can shark lovers compete against that kind of capital?
by × January 28, 2013 × 2 comments

Ecosystems, Forests, Indigenous Peoples

When a Tree Falls in the Amazon

When a Tree Falls in the Amazon

Brazil's environmental laws have come a long way since the 1980's. But that doesn't mean the Amazon is well-protected.
by × December 31, 2012 × 2 comments

Oceans

The Lightning of Catatumbo

The Lightning of Catatumbo

It's no secret that the world's corals are threatened by warm, acidic oceans. Are subsistence fishermen part of the problem, or part of the solution?
by × December 3, 2012 × 4 comments