Monday evening I saw another film from the Environmental Film Festival, a screening of RiverWebs at the Japan Information and Culture Center. On its surface, RiverWebs is a touching tribute to Japanese river ecologist Shigeru Nakano, who died in 2000 in a boating accident off of Baja at the age of ...
March 18, 2009 | By Sarah Zielinski
Earlier this year, in "On California’s Coast, Farewell to the King Salmon," our staff writer, Abigail Tucker, immersed herself and us in the lives of chinook salmon. I asked her to take a look at the results of a new study from the November issue of Ecological Applications that examined the consequ...
December 15, 2008 | By Sarah Zielinski
For the first time there's no fishing for chinook salmon on the California coast. The search is on for why the prize catch is so scarce.
October 2008 | By Abigail Tucker
For the Yup'ik people of Alaska, fall chum is the answer to a troubled fishing season and a link to the outside world
October 01, 2008 | By Kim O’Donnel
Great white sharks are typecast, say experts. The creatures are socially sophisticated and, yes, smart
June 2008 | By Paul Raffaele
Great whites have tiny brains but powerful sensory organs
June 2008 | By Amanda Bensen
How mercury gets into tuna and other fish in the ocean has scientists searching from the coast to the floor
September 27, 2007 | By Eric Jaffe
Native trout are returning to America's rivers and streams, thanks to new thinking by scientists and conservationists
August 2007 | By Robert M. Poole
Can biologists breed the "Dinosaurs of the Missouri" fast enough to stave off their extinction?
March 2007 | By Sam Hooper Samuels
Recent attacks on people off the Florida coast are a tragic reminder of the animal's fierce nature. Yet scientists say the terrifying predator is itself in grave danger
August 2005 | By Steve Kemper
The voracious "Frankenfish" has turned up in the Potomac River, Lake Michigan and a California lake, sparking fears of an ecological Armageddon. But is the Asian import a monsteror the victim of monster hype?
February 2005 | By Helen Fields
In the Iraq war, highly trained cetaceans helped U.S. forces clear mines in Umm Qasr's harbor
September 2003 | By William Gasperini
What's killing the great Atlantic salmon?
April 2002 | By Michael Parfit
Scientists are trying to fathom why Hawaii's fish population is declining
December 2001 | By Bernice Weuthrich
A real fish tale hangs on a monster marlin caught nearly a half-century ago
April 2000 | By Adele Conover
Thanks to 300 volunteers, steelhead are back again, despite highways, offices and a campus
December 1997 | By Edwin Kiester, Jr.