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
Article - Short

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.

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.