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Will Clashing Visions End the Harmony in Haifa, Israel?
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How redeveloping neighborhoods in Haifa threatens its unique reputation for tolerance in a divisive country.

The Real Estate Apartheid
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In a South African fishing village, market forces maintain segregation long after the old race-based laws have gone.

Okinawa’s Elders Rage Against the Marines
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The US military finds a surprising adversary on a small, strategic island in the East China Sea.

Vancouver’s Other Housing Crisis
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Clinging to the liveaboard life in one of the world’s most expensive cities.

How Ancient Rome’s 1% Hijacked the Beach
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The rich, the poor, and the battle for the Bay of Naples.

Who Controls the Coast?
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Squabbling over some of the world’s most valuable territory, the shoreline, is ultimately a very human thing to do.

The Sea Cucumber’s Vanishing Act
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Coastal communities don’t always realize their sea cucumbers are targets of a voracious, international fishery until it’s too late.

The Sadness of Solving a Mystery
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As science fills gaps in knowledge, do we lose our sense of wonder?

Dr. Fish
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A dive pioneer and a dedicated taxonomist for over 70 years, it’s doubtful there is anyone who knows more about fish than Hawaii’s Jack Randall....

Message in a Boulder
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Long before texts or email, sailors sent messages using rocks. Yes, rocks.

Seafood CSI
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Advances in genetic technology will make us all DNA detectives.

The Art of Bones
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Reconstructing a blue whale skeleton is an art form—so is keeping it clean.

Southern Sugarcane Revival
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Sugarcane on Sapelo Island was once tended by slaves. Now it might sustain their descendants and help keep Geechee culture alive.

No Wool, No Vikings
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The fleece that launched 1,000 ships.

The Whale Dying on the Mountain
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As the Comox Glacier disappears so does part of the local culture.

Cracking Open the Tuna Code
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Ecology is only part of the equation when it comes to understanding bluefin tuna.

History Is Melting
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Archaeologists are forced to choose what to save as their dig sites disappear into the Arctic Ocean.

The Ghosts of Fishers Past
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Lost fishing gear keeps on doing the job it was designed for long after its owners are gone.

Finding Our First Fish
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Sharks aren’t primitive, and they aren’t the most primitive surviving jawed fish either. New fossils are rattling the fish family tree.

What History Gives, the Sea Steals
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In Scotland and around the world, archaeologists rush to understand ancient sites that climate change is both revealing and washing away.

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