Tuna and the Can

How do you protect a fish that crisscrosses oceans? The fishers of Pohnpei Island use the feeding patterns of seabirds to spot tuna. Commercial tuna fishers use a modern version of this method – helicopters. Overfishing puts some tuna populations at risk of collapse. Saving these fish is made more difficult by the great distances […]

Antarctic Minke Whales

In this piece Steve explains a new study disputing post-whaling population for Antarctic Minke Whales. An ongoing debate in the management of Antarctic minke whales concerns whether they are more abundant now than a century ago. Using genetic analysis, scientists project the number of whales that swam in the waters of Antarctica and are testing […]

What’s Killing the Coral?