June 23, 2021 By Max G. Levy Wired
Scale markings reveal that this weird fish’s lifespan is double what scientists first estimated. That also means they’re closer to extinction than we thought.
June 14, 2021 By Elizabeth Kolbert The New Yorker
We’ve barely explored the darkest realm of the ocean. With rare-metal mining on the rise, we’re already destroying it.
May 25, 2021 By Lauren Sommer NPR
The Biden administration plans to open the California coast to offshore wind development, ending a long-running stalemate with the Department of Defense that has been the biggest barrier to building wind power along the Pacific Coast.
May 20, 2021 Mongabay
Scientists working with the Allen Coral Atlas just launched the world’s first global, satellite-based reef-monitoring system.
May 10, 2021 By Annie Roth The New York Times
Every day, thousands of hooks and nets meant for fish end up catching seabirds — a global problem that is pushing many seabird species to the brink of extinction. But no fishing gear may do more damage than the gillnet, which entangles and kills at least 400,000 seabirds each year.