Oceans

Oceans

Paying Their Way: Why Sharks Are Worth More Alive

Paying Their Way: Why Sharks Are Worth More Alive

The shark fin industry is worth billions of dollars every year. How can shark lovers compete against that kind of capital?
by × January 28, 2013 × 2 comments

Oceans

The Lightning of Catatumbo

The Lightning of Catatumbo

It's no secret that the world's corals are threatened by warm, acidic oceans. Are subsistence fishermen part of the problem, or part of the solution?
by × December 3, 2012 × 4 comments

Oceans

Safeguarding the Sanctuaries: A Conversation with Jason Patlis

Safeguarding the Sanctuaries: A Conversation with Jason Patlis

Marine sanctuaries: like national parks, but wetter. Sage talks to the guy who's keeping them safe.
by × November 9, 2012 × 0 comments

Ecosystems, Fisheries, Human Landscape, Oceans

Scratch the Salmon, I’ll Have the Sea Robin

Scratch the Salmon, I’ll Have the Sea Robin

When will consumers figure out that locally-caught fluke and porgies are tastier than farmed and imported fish species?
by × August 17, 2012 × 0 comments

Climate, Ecosystems, Indigenous Peoples, Oceans

Workers split the latest harvest and attach half of it to new strands, effectively doubling the farmer’s crop.

Climate and the Coast: The Seaweed in Your Sandals

You've probably eaten seaweed, used it for walking, or taken it along with your morning vitamins.
by × August 7, 2012 × 0 comments

Actions, Ecosystems, Oceans, Politics, Uncategorized

Three reasons America should ratify the Law of the Sea right now

Three reasons America should ratify the Law of the Sea right now

For three decades the United States has shamefully failed to ratify the UN's Law of the Sea. Now more than ever, it's time for America to get with the program.
by × June 18, 2012 × 0 comments