Fishing has been the economic and cultural pillar for many coastal towns along the Northeast coast for generations. But a warmer climate threatens the abundance and distribution of key species like haddock and Atlantic cod. And that will spell trouble for these fishing towns, according to new research. Read More
If you like clams, you’re not alone. For the past 164,000 years, people have used shellfish as a food source. We know this thanks to shell middens found on shorelines around the world. By studying these mounds, scientists can say a lot about the history of early humans — from their dietary preferences to migration paths. Read More
Photos by Amos Chapple.
Wired magazine published wonderful photos of Oymyakon, which is the coldest town on Earth. This village of 500 residents tucked away in a remote corner of Siberia, just a few hundred miles from the Arctic Circle. Even one look at this pictures is enough to make you freeze. Read More