Beluga Whales Declining

Beluga Whales Declining

Over the past weeks, we’ve encountered a variety of Alaskan wildlife. But one of our highlights came when we rounded a bend in the Seward

Crow Consciousness

Crow Consciousness

I spotted her as we drove along a remote stretch of road during our first week in Alaska. “There’s an eagle,” I shouted. We pulled the

Farmed Salmon Fail

Farmed Salmon Fail

Sitting on my bookshelf, still waiting to be read, are two of Mark Kurlansky’s books: Salt: A World History and Cod: A Biography of the Fish That

Fish Hatcheries and Oil Money

Fish Hatcheries and Oil Money

The TransAlaska oil pipeline stretches 800 miles fromPrudhoe Bay to Valdez, where I posted last week from the entry of the pipeline terminal. That post, however, omitted something of concern to

Oh No! I Killed Her!

Oh, No! I Killed Her!

“Oh no!” My kids tell me that was all I managed to say last night, as I hit the brakes and slowed from 55 to

My Biggest Bush Man Takeaway

My Biggest Bush Man Takeaway:   Yesterday, I posted on our unforgettable encounter with an Alaskan bush man who’s lucky enough to have benefited from

Dog Ambassadors - Plant Based

Dog Ambassadors

Yesterday, I came across a remarkable Chron article. Headlined Hearing “I love you” from their owner makes pups’ heart rate skyrocket by 46 percent, study

Sea of Shadows

Sea of Shadows

Yesterday I watched a sobering documentary about the fishing industry in Baha California, just south of the border. Jacques Cousteau referred to Mexico’s Sea of

Culture Of Cruelty By CBS Miami

Culture Of Cruelty By CBS Miami

Two months ago, I wrote about the dog meat trade. That post — based on a Los Angeles Times article addressing Southeast Asia’s dog meat

How Much Water Do Chickens Drink

How Much Water Do Chickens Drink?

How Much Water Do Chickens Drink In yesterday’s post, I compared humans’ drinking water needs to that of cows. For humans, the recent Harvard Health