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The Tenacity of Water Chestnuts
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To keep Massachusetts’s Mystic River friendly for boaters, a volunteer militia dives into the fray and beats back a well-armed invader.

If You Feed Them, They Will Come
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Science writer Cameron Walker explores a strange disconnect in our relationship with marine animals.

Becoming Seals
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A group of unlikely athletes finds camaraderie and relief from pain in the frigid North Pacific waters off Canada’s Saltspring Island.

Homo Oceanus
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Water is fundamental for life: does the human brain have a special placeholder for it?

Other Fish to Fry
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As stocks of premium fish come under increasing stress from the growing human population, inventive chefs are cooking down the food chain, finding...

Salmon Trees
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A researcher’s discovery that trees and animals depend on salmon as much as people do has far-reaching implications for British Columbia’s...

Building a More Ethical Aquarium
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Tropical fish collectors are loving the ocean to death. As the toll on reefs becomes better known, some public aquariums look for ways to lighten...

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