A student’s whale encounter inspires marvel, regret at our bloody history with these endangered giants, and the desire to do better at protecting them.
Ecology Archives - State of the Planet
Researchers used Instagram hashtags to analyze how people feel about their environments, furthering the study of cultural ecosystem services.
A recent study sheds light on how different types of species are affected by calving icebergs that tear apart the seafloor.
A Columbia study provides a blueprint for the use of genomics to help combat climate change.
A student asserts that wind development companies need to take fishermen’s concerns more seriously, so that both industries can coexist successfully.
After eulachon populations in the Bella Coola River of British Columbia crashed two decades ago, the Nuxalk Nation has made a concerted effort to strengthen its management authority — and hopefully bring back the culturally significant fish.
Interest in deep-sea mining for metals has grown substantially in the last decade. A new study argues that it poses significant risks not only to the immediate surroundings, but also to the water hundreds to thousands of feet above the seafloor.
A scientist reflects on the potential harms of chasing whales with boats to try to get that perfect snapshot.
A new study finds that investments to establish new oil palm or tree plantations seem to consistently have higher rates of forest loss than other types of activities, such as mining and logging.