Business & Economics

Feeding the World, One Fish Head at a Time
Article - Short

Entrepreneurs and governments are trying to make use of the whole fish.

How to Get Drunken, Sailor
Article - Short

Five historic drinks that helped seafarers get three sheets to the wind.

Coveted Clams
Article - Short

Shucking these five bivalves will cost you.

The Living Lice Comb
Article - Short

Aquaculture adopts integrated pest management techniques for water-borne pests.

There’s Probably Garbage in Your Fish
Article - Short

In Indonesia and the United States, fish are contaminated with human debris. 

The True Price of the Biggest Fish
Article - Short

Fish economics and fish evolution are intricately connected. 

Fishonomics 101: the Illusion of Abundance
Features

How globalization of the seafood industry keeps consumers in the dark and prices down.

All Three Sides of the Story
Article - Short

Five geographical triangles that shaped the ocean’s history. 

Under the Crab-Claw Sails
Article - Short

When food was short, Pacific Island sailors loaded their boats with pottery and set off on long trading journeys in striking triple-hulled canoes...

The Cook, the Hunter, the Whales & their Watchers
Video

Whale watchers and whale hunters intermingle in the waters off Reykjavík, Iceland. Can they coexist?

Refugee Policy Adrift: How Humans Migrate
Article - Short

Why are some countries more attractive destinations for refugees than others?

Ruled Out
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West coast US small-boat fishermen are struggling to stay afloat.

Book Review: Future Arctic
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Veteran writer Edward Struzik examines the present and past of the Arctic and offers his thoughts on its future. 

Cod Currency
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Before cold, hard cash became common in Newfoundland, salty fish served as the currency of choice.

Portland Brewery Goes “Salmon-Safe”
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Hopworks Urban Brewery is the first beer maker to achieve a new environmental certification. 

Is Deep Sea Mining a Savior or a Scourge?
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Experts weigh in on Solwara 1, the world’s first pilot project to mine the deep sea.

In Europe, the Noxious Effects of Shipping Are on the Rise
Article - Short

Despite the rise of “slow steaming,” ships are still big polluters. 

Sole Food
Features

How an unlikely fish is transforming fishing in The Gambia.

Ancient Vikings Settled Greenland for the Ivory
Article - Short

New archaeological research hints at a new reason for Vikings’ Greenland occupation.

Everyone Calm Down: Shell’s Arctic Oil Surveying Isn’t Going to Kill All the Whales
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If they actually start producing oil, though, that could be a different story.

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