SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN Every year, Alaska’s big salmon runs feature smaller salmon. Climate change and competition with hatchery-raised salmon may be to blame. Listen to the podcast on Scientific American’s 60-Second Science.
BIOGRAPHIC In trying to untangle a mysterious herring collapse from the aftermath of the Exxon Valdez oil spill, scientists in Prince William Sound are revealing just how resilient—and unpredictable—marine ecosystems can be. On a cold day in June, Scott Pegau leans toward the passenger window of a Cessna floatplane and peers out at the teal … More Boom and Busted
HAKAI Fishing has dramatically reduced the number of senior fish left in the ocean. Read the full story at Hakai.