Russia

For Sale: Wild Russian Killer Whales
Features

As Westerners condemn live whale shows, Russia hunts and sells killer whales to Chinese amusement parks.

The Secret Language of Salmon Skin Coats
Article - Short

From keeping one dry to securing a life partner, these ancient garments served many purposes.

Maggoty Meat Makes Mariners Mutiny
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Rancid rations rile Russians: revolutionary rehearsal results.

Indigenous Cooperation a Model for Walrus Conservation
Article - Short

From Alaska and Russia, traditional hunters meet to discuss threats to their way of life. 

What Declassified Spy Images Are Teaching Us About Climate Change
Article - Short

Using early military satellite imagery, scientists are pushing back the timeline on scientific Earth observation.

Tanked: Killer Whales in Captivity
Article - Short

A new study shows that killer whales kept for show live shorter lives than those that swim free.

Stories from the Seven Seas
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Coastal stories that washed up on our shore.

What Now, Walrus?
Features

The convergence of Inuit wisdom and scientific study is helping researchers begin to understand what a changing Arctic means for the walrus (and...

Stefan Drzewiecki, Submarine Tsar
Article - Short

The world’s first submarine fleet was pedal-powered and short-lived. But its design was a game changer for modern warfare.