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By Timothy Beatley / On June 23rd, 2014

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By Meghan Bartels / On May 23rd, 2014

A humpback whale in Alaska.

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By Kennedy Warne / On June 16th, 2011

The Zapata wetland is one of the prime destinations for anglers who target the feisty, fast-swimming bonefish. My guide and I spent a morning cruising the shallows of an area called Las Salinas with an angler who knew where the best place for bonefish...

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By Kennedy Warne / On April 12th, 2011

Opposition to shrimp aquaculture in Ecuador has been growing as coastal mangrove dwellers find their voice and harden their resolve to fight for the preservation of the forests that sustain them. Some of the more outspoken opponents of shrimp farming...

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By Admin / On June 22nd, 2010

Elizabeth Grossman, author of Chasing Molecules and High Tech Trash, visits the Louisiana coast:

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By Admin / On June 7th, 2010

Commenting on the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, Rob Young, coastal geologist and co-author of The Rising Sea, writes:

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By Admin / On May 6th, 2010

Terry Tamminen, Lives Per Gallon author, thinks we can learn from the Louisiana oil spill: The Cape Wind...

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By Admin / On March 31st, 2010

[This is the fifth part of a five-part series on the issue of menhaden depletion by Charles Hutchinson; here are parts one, two,...

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By Admin / On March 30th, 2010

[This is the fourth part of a five-part series on the issue of menhaden depletion by Charles Hutchinson; here are parts one, two, and...

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By Admin / On March 29th, 2010

[This is the third part of a five-part series on the issue of menhaden depletion by Charles Hutchinson; here are parts one and...

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