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  In the midst of widespread pollution and the ill effects of climate change, we tend to lose sight of another factor that threatens the vitality of our oceanic ecosystem: overfishing. Troubled Waters examines the long-term economic and environmental ramifications… […]

Troubled Waters





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Up to my hips in snowdrifts, I braved the Chicago wind chill at the 31st Street Marina when the last snowy owl invasion happened years ago. A warm Arctic summer means more lemmings, which means more food for owls, which […]

Looking for Owls


  The Enewetak Atoll in the Marshall Islands – a remote location nestled deep within the vast Pacific Ocean between Australia and Hawaii – is a picturesque paradise in many respects. Adorned by clear pale blue waters, breathtaking skies and… […]

The Dome


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The pond I built in my backyard enjoyed a good run. Fifteen years. But in the end, the raccoons won. The pond is no more. So it is with nature in the big city. The grief is almost gone. But […]

Eden Lost