A generation of change in the Sea of Cortez.
The dismal future of the global fishery.
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.
Ma Li is, by most accounts, a “good broker" who helps fellow migrants find a safe path into the Thai shrimp processing industry. Of course, she makes some money too.
Kyaw Thaung covers migrant worker issues in the Thai seafood industry. He's also an activist and, occasionally, he’s in the odd position of reporting on news events that he has helped orchestrate.
Mi Oo thought he was headed for a better-paying job in the Thai seafood industry. Instead, he bought his way into a waking nightmare.
America's appetite for cheap shrimp from Southeast Asia is growing, but at what cost? In Thailand, illegal and abusive labor practices go unchecked to feed a booming demand. Images by Jason Motlagh.
The farmers of Nueva Esperanza, on the outskirts of Lima, Peru, are growing crops in the desert by using giant mesh nets to harvest droplets of water from fog.
The world’s glaciers are melting, but almost nothing is being done to slow the warming that is causing the problem. In some parts of the world, people are taking matters into their own hands.
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.