Why We Need Muck to Fight Rising Sea Levels
We’ve starved marshes of their essential sediment—now can we repair them in time?
Coral Restoration Goes Big
Saving reefs is possible—but there are challenges.
To Save the Deep Ocean, We Should Mine the Moon
The moon contains a lot of mineral wealth—but how practical is mining it?
It’s High Time to Protect Our High Seas
The oceans belong to no one. But we can all take part to protect them.
Two Distinguished Scientists on How to Rescue Humanity
The Anthropocene demands a massive realignment of priorities.
We Only Think We Flush It Away
8 waste products that come back to haunt us.
Humans Are Overzealous Whale Morticians
We hastily dispose of dead whales, ignoring the ecological significance of their carcasses.
Snorkeling in Their Own Plastic
Dave Ford chartered a cruise for Fortune 500 company leaders and activists to dive into an environmental crisis.
Swimming in Noise
For sea life, the ocean is becoming an intolerable racket.
The High Price of Cheap Shrimp
Our appetite is destroying a natural bulwark against climate change.
How Are the Bees?
The collapse of our pollinators may no longer be headlines, but we’re still killing their buzz.
Reshuffled Rivers Bolster the Amazon’s Hyper-Biodiversity
The lush biodiversity of the Amazon may be due in part to the dynamics of branching rivers, which serve as invisible fences that continuously barricade and merge bird populations.
Who Are the Scientists Here?
Mo’orea, a Pacific Island, spotlights the rift in conservation between foreign scientists and Indigenous people.