Over the past 80 years sardine and anchovy have become icons of modern-day marine biology, oceanography and climate research.
Was it ecocide? The collapse of the mini-civilization on Easter Island (Rapa Nui) has long been considered one of the great Green morality tales. Once the people there cut down the last tree, story goes, they were doomed. Their famous statues were an arms race that completed the exhaustion of their all-too-finite resources. Moral of the story: Easter Island equals Earth Island: we must not repeat its tragedy with the planet.
The Obama administration's nebulous "Pacific Pivot" is setting the stage for a superpower conflict in East Asia.
A new study by two graduate students from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego found that a little over nine percent of the fish that swim ne