Atlantic Ocean

Can the United States Afford Another Hurricane?
Article - Short

Repeated storms are stretching the public and private sectors thin.

The Plan to Clone an Extinct Horse
Article - Short

One woman hopes technology can resurrect the Abaco Island breed.

A Panic Room for Corals
Article - Short

After Hurricane Irma, and with Jose and Katia bearing down, the need for a coral vault seems even more urgent.

Twisted Fishter
Article - Short

Mud eels do an evolutionary about face.

Bloom and Bust
Article - Short

Algal blooms hit the housing market.

Wildlife Rescue in Harvey’s Wake
Article - Short

A Texas wildlife rehabilitation center prepares for a rush of patients.

Scaling Back the Mississippi Delta
Article - Short

An invasive insect is chewing through the cane that holds the delta together.

Dolphins Master Decapitation
Article - Short

In the Gulf of Mexico, dolphins have learned a deadly new trick.

Invasive Lionfish May Be Superfish Hybrids
Article - Short

The fish taking over the Caribbean is a hybrid of two Indo-Pacific lionfish species.

Blasting Through the Hunley Mystery
Features

A maverick scientist claims she has done what scores of researchers before her failed to do: solve the century-old mystery of why a legendary...

Kissing Bergs and Dancing the Innu Shuffle
Photo Essay

Reflections from a journey spanning St. John’s to Nain on Canada’s east coast.

Why Don’t Whales Get Out of the Way?
Article - Short

Ships are huge and loud, yet they seem to take whales by surprise.

Green Crabs Are Officially Delicious
Article - Short

Commodifying a harmful invader with technology typically used to pulverize chicken meat.

Hunger’s Children
Features

Fleeing the Irish Famine, some immigrants brought their islands with them to North America.

Feeding the Virgins
Article - Short

The US Virgin Islands are vulnerable to food shortages, but two innovative agricultural projects are getting things growing.

How Many Countries Does it Take to Save a Fish?
Features

All of them—which makes conservation difficult when your neighbors keep poaching.

Money Might Not Be Enough to Stop the Lionfish Invasion
Article - Short

In Mexico, officials consider a tax on divers to help fight invasive lionfish.

Walking Trees Terrorize Marshes
Article - Short

The good news: mangroves in Florida are on the rise. The bad news: mangroves in Florida are on the rise.

Coral Reefs’ Fleshy Future
Article - Short

As oceans become more acidic, fleshy coral relatives may outcompete their reef-building counterparts.

A Data Plan for Fish
Article - Short

OurFish app opens a window into small-scale fishing.

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