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Fast Bird, Slow Food
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In New Zealand, sooty shearwater populations are being restored with the collective knowledge of Māori harvesters and seabird researchers.

Welcome to the Arctic, Fish
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As the climate changes, the Arctic Ocean beckons Pacific salmon and other species. How will we fish responsibly?

Ticked Off on Martha’s Vineyard
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Forget rubbing elbows with the rich and famous, you’re more likely to get Lyme disease on the island.

Rio, the Olympics, and Broken Promises
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Before the games even begin in Brazil’s most famous coastal city, there are winners and losers.

The Oil Spill Cleanup Illusion
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Why do we pretend to clean up oil spills in the ocean?

The Museum at the End of the World
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Natalie Goodall built a museum for rare marine mammals in one of the world’s least likely places for a scientific institution.

United We Fish!
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Caught between depleted stocks, collapsing prices, and commercial trawlers, small-scale fishermen join forces to create new niche markets for...

Breeding the Ubercoral
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Researchers are working to fast-track evolution to help corals face a changing ocean.

Twilight for the Sawfish
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In West Africa, the sawfish was once a source of cultural pride and power. What happens to traditional African cultures as it disappears? 

The Enduring Legacy of Josephine Tilden
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The trailblazing botanist established the Minnesota Seaside Station, on Vancouver Island’s Botanical Beach, and inspired generations of female...

Summer Reads for Kids of All Ages
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From sunny beaches to the icy Arctic, this collection of coastal books takes young readers on great adventures.

The Rise of Ocean Optimism
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Sharing uplifting news of resilience and recovery fuels hope.

A Healing Walk on Arctic Ice
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A Cree man’s life-changing journey through Inuit territory.

Evicted by Climate Change
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Government regulations forced the Yup’ik to give up their semi-nomadic existence. Now, as the land around them vanishes, they’re puzzling through...

On the Trail of Whales
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Forget the engines: shore-based whale watching takes off.

The Secret History of Bioluminescence
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Illuminating maps during war, guiding planes to safety, making genes and proteins visible—organisms get their glow on to help humans.

Breeding Dory
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When Finding Nemo was released, clownfish became the latest trendy pet. Now, as Finding Dory is about to hit the big screen,...

Crocodiles Rising
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In the Northern Territory of Australia, policymakers and biologists managed the impossible—making the benefits of living with a booming population...

The Ultra Mega Powerless Take On the Ultra Mega Power Plants
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In India’s Gulf of Kutch, a migratory community of fishers tries to maintain access to the coastline that sustains them.

Havana: Some Assembly Required
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A communist city struggles to lure foreign money and rebuild its failing infrastructure without sacrificing its revolutionary roots.

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