Grunbaum: Whale Barnacles

Grunbaum: Whale Barnacles

Few scientists study the mysterious barnacles that live only on whales, but Mara Grunbaum (@maragrunbaum) takes us into their obscure world for Hakai Magazine. The size and shape of small oranges, these barnacles die quickly out of water and scientists don’t yet know...
Yan: Journalism and Identity

Yan: Journalism and Identity

For many journalists, the profession is an identity, not just a job, writes Wudan Yan (@wudanyan) for Poynter. But that can lead too easily to burnout as writers feel driven to catch each news cycle and work nights and weekends, often for low pay and with poor job...
Geiger: Pygmy Rabbit Conservation

Geiger: Pygmy Rabbit Conservation

Twenty years ago there were only a few dozen pygmy rabbits left in the Columbia Basin, Beth Geiger writes for the Nature Conservancy. Since then, governments, universities, organizations and bunny-loving individuals have worked together to try to breed the species in...
Draxler: Climate Justice

Draxler: Climate Justice

In Yes! Magazine, Breanna Draxler (@BreannaDraxler) writes about climate activists who approach their work through a lens of justice. Built on a holistic understanding of environment, the environmental justice movement is dedicated to dismantling the systems of...
Morber: Whale Poop

Morber: Whale Poop

Jenny Morber (@JRMorber) provides us with the delightfully vivid description of whale excrement we never knew we needed in her recent story for Slate. She discusses new research suggesting that baleen whales defecate much more than previously thought — great news for...