The quest to save a pack of nature’s misfits with bacon, strawberry jam, and a poop-sniffing rescue dog.
“A faraway island in Alaska has had its share of visitors, but none can remain for long on its shores.”
“In Gujarat, India, a special breed of camel is not constrained by land—but it cannot escape the many forces of change.”
“If someone wants to know how a community is doing, the response, Larson explains, could be, ‘Well, how many times did people share food with each other here?’ Each community’s constellation of shared food, labor, and equipment, like nets or boats, is unique and reveals different levels of interconnection and community cohesion.”
“Living solo for decades in an Irish harbor, a dolphin named Fungie has taught us something about solitary cetaceans—maybe they prefer to be alone.”
Are humpback whales the Justice League of the oceans?
“The island of Borneo is the only home of the proboscis monkey, an endangered primate that is surprisingly resilient.”
The fight over a proposal to harvest kelp on an industrial level off the Scottish coast is about the survival of rich ecosystems we don’t know enough about — and the survival of local identity.
“The tale of a notorious fishing vessel shows just how difficult combating illegal activity at sea can be.”