August 9, 2013 Untold Stories
Erik Vance
Writer Erik Vance discusses the Seri people and their struggle to maintain control over their fishing grounds.
August 8, 2013 The Last Word On Nothing
Erik Vance, Dominic Bracco II
The Upper Gulf of the Sea of Cortez, like the ancient mariner, suffers from an albatross around its neck. But this albatross swims unseen in its murky depths.
August 2, 2013 Harper's
Erik Vance, Dominic Bracco II
Sometimes it's easy to get bogged down by bad news from the oceans. Erik Vance shows that there's still hope: In Cabo Pulmo, Mexico, the ocean is rebounding.
July 31, 2013 Untold Stories
Erik Vance, Dominic Bracco II
Erik Vance and Dominic Bracco II discuss—and illustrate!—some of the important, and exotic, species in the Sea of Cortez.
July 28, 2013 Untold Stories
Dominic Bracco II, Erik Vance
Fifty years of intense fishing on Mexico's Sea of Cortez has left behind a highly depleted resource. As environmentalists struggle to find solutions, photographs capture the fishermen's daily quest.
July 26, 2013 Untold Stories
Dominic Bracco II, Erik Vance
For decades, environmentalists painted fishermen as the enemy of the seas. Today, conservation hinges on scientists and locals working together — and seeing fisherman as an intrinsic part of the sea.
July 26, 2013 WNYC Radio
Erik Vance, Dominic Bracco II
Science writer Erik Vance discusses the dismal future of the global fishery on WNYC Radio.
July 25, 2013 Harper's
Dominic Bracco II, Erik Vance
A generation of change in the Sea of Cortez.
July 24, 2013 Harper's
Erik Vance, Dominic Bracco II
The dismal future of the global fishery.
July 22, 2013 The Last Word On Nothing
Erik Vance
Do you love seafood and feel guilty about eating it because you know the oceans are in crisis? Are you maybe a little too lazy or busy to become a hyper-informed eater? Here's a shortcut.
June 11, 2013 The Last Word On Nothing
Erik Vance
Despite our best efforts, is it impossible to force large, open-ocean creatures into extinction? Some scientists seem to think so.
February 25, 2013 The Last Word On Nothing
Erik Vance, Dominic Bracco II
Thinking about journalism, you might imagine bold reporters launching into adventure and coming back with exciting scoops. But the truth is often very different.
September 26, 2012 Untold Stories
Erik Vance, Dominic Bracco II
Hoyt Peckham came to Magdalena Bay for its stunning scenery and rich wildlife. What he found was a dark secret that would consume the next decade of his life.