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Island Press Field Notes

By Katharine Sucher / On May 8th, 2018

As I watched, mesmerized, this mass of crustaceans became a living brick-red raft, writhing on top of the water’s surface. The water became disturbed as thousands of krill flipped their muscular tails and leaped clear of the water, falling back like...

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By Meghan Bartels / On September 21st, 2014

Sea otter.

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By Timothy Beatley / On July 8th, 2014

Editor's note: To celebrate the official publication today of Blue Urbanism: Exploring Connections Between Cities and Oceans, we thought we'd share Tim Beatley's...

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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.