Are Wealthy Nations Hoarding the World's Fish Supply?
A recent paper found that rich nations are catching the vast majority of fish, even in the waters of lower-income countries, but doubts about the study's conclusions remain.
How an Innovative Night Imaging System Could Help Curb Illegal Fishing
Global Fishing Watch, a non-profit group, is using new technology to fill in a major gap in its monitoring data.
California State Officials Voice Concerns Over a Federal Plan to Raise the Shasta Dam
Heightening the dam will increase the size of California's largest reservoir, but it could also create problems for local fish and wildlife populations.
Biologists, Divers, and Fishers Are Creating Inventive Tools to Combat a Lionfish Invasion
Lionfish are non-native invaders introduced to Florida waters 30 years ago that have since proliferated to pestilent levels and unleashed an ecological crisis that is only getting worse
Uncovering the Mystery Behind the 'Burning Man' of Great Whites
Marine researchers are hoping to uncover what is drawing the sharks to an open stretch of ocean in the Pacific known as "White Shark Cafe."
Are Orcas Responsible for a Shrinking Pacific King Salmon Population?
New research suggests that Chinook salmon are being run down by a growing population of killer whales.
Jerry Brown's Science-Based Approach to the Proposed California State Budget
After a difficult year, the governor has allocated a large portion of his 2018–19 budget to addressing environmental concerns.
Ending the Ecologically Harmful Capture of Tropical Fish
Experts are hoping that new captive breeding programs, replacing harmful fishing practices, could help prevent future harm to coral reef ecosystems.
After the Fires, Experts in Napa Valley Race to Prevent Water Contamination
Experts are concerned about how rainfall could spread toxic chemicals and destabilize hillsides thus threatening to damage the region's water supply.
How Do We Stop Ships From Fatally Striking Migrating Whales?
Fatal collisions between ships and blue whales are far too common. Luckily, there are scientists creating new technology to fix that.