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.
Erik Vance and Dominic Bracco II discuss—and illustrate!—some of the important, and exotic, species in the Sea of Cortez.
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.
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.
Science writer Erik Vance discusses the dismal future of the global fishery on WNYC Radio.
A generation of change in the Sea of Cortez.
The dismal future of the global fishery.
Despite our best efforts, is it impossible to force large, open-ocean creatures into extinction? Some scientists seem to think so.
Almost every aspect of Mexican life is affected by organized crime and its endless battle to control the distribution of illicit drugs, most of which are destined for the United States and Canada.
Thinking about journalism, you might imagine bold reporters launching into adventure and coming back with exciting scoops. But the truth is often very different.
Newly released documents in a Rhode Island lawsuit show that the scandal-tarred Legion of Christ shielded information on their founder's sex life from a wealthy widow who donated $30 million.
A 55-ft. deep drug smuggling tunnel runs almost 240 yards under the U.S.-Mexico border. It is part of life along the border, as documented by photojournalist Louie Palu.