Erik Vance ponders the relationship between pilgrimage and coming of age. Whether walking for God or riding to bond with your dad, we all need a spiritual journey.
The Last Word On Nothing
Malaria is the leading cause of death in Mali, so I went to write about the disease. But outside of this tragic reality, there's also art, kindness and beauty like I’ve never witnessed before.
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.
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.
Despite our best efforts, is it impossible to force large, open-ocean creatures into extinction? Some scientists seem to think so.
Thinking about journalism, you might imagine bold reporters launching into adventure and coming back with exciting scoops. But the truth is often very different.
Decades after humans in Vietnam were exposed to Agent Orange, the consequences of its contamination linger.