Decades of exploring the seafloor have helped oceanographer Samantha Joye tackle marine issues — from the underwater movement of oil from Deepwater Horizon to the biology of remote microbial communities
April 29, 2021 • ~12 min
OPINION: Recent data suggest that microbial diversity is under threat — which puts the entire planet at risk
April 20, 2021 • ~6 min
UN recognition would strengthen legal arguments for preserving nature
April 20, 2021 • ~12 min
Covid-19 has been a stress test for the world’s food supply chains — and a preview of looming threats. That’s making efforts to improve the journey from farm to fork more urgent than ever.
March 19, 2021 • ~20 min
OPINION: The cleanup of the past decade at the Japanese power plant could be set back if authorities don’t properly handle a massive stockpile of contaminated water
March 11, 2021 • ~8 min
Arsenic-poisoned water remains a threat to public health the world over. Scientists hope to change that.
March 5, 2021 • ~14 min
Think before you swat: The much-maligned fly could be the key to ensuring future supplies of many of the world’s favorite foods
March 2, 2021 • ~16 min
PODCAST: Once fringe and futuristic, this renewable energy shines brightly today as a cheap and efficient source of energy. Still, it remains controversial — for much different reasons.
Jan. 13, 2021 • ~16 min
After the catastrophic fires of the past decade, land managers may need to reseed vast acreages. Can they buffer against climate change in the process?
Dec. 16, 2020 • ~20 min
Trafficking in wild animal and plant products is driving species to extinction, but some researchers think restrictions only spur demand and make things worse
Nov. 13, 2020 • ~19 min