Cathleen O’Grady’s Contributions:
So Long, and Thanks for All the Fun, Fungie
A longtime resident of the Irish harbor of Dingle, Fungie the dolphin has likely left this world for good.
Nov 25, 2020 | 600 words, about 3 minutes
The Race Against Catastrophe
In Arctic waters, researchers are scrambling to record baseline environmental data, while communities brace for the inevitable—shipping disasters.
Oct 13, 2020 | 2,300 words, about 11 minutes
The Oddball Dolphin of Dingle
Living solo for decades in an Irish harbor, a dolphin named Fungie has taught us something about solitary cetaceans—maybe they prefer to be alone.
Jul 14, 2020 | 3,800 words, about 19 minutes
Scotland’s Seaweed Showdown
It’s locals versus industry in the country’s kelp wars.
Mar 17, 2020 | 3,200 words, about 16 minutes
The Antique Technology Still Taking the Ocean’s Pulse
The Continuous Plankton Recorder has been measuring the ocean’s plankton (almost) continuously since the 1930s.
Oct 23, 2019 | 1,100 words, about 5 minutes
Reassessing Seal Rescue
The Netherlands is trying to do something new when it comes to rescuing “stranded” seals: less.
Apr 16, 2019 | 4,900 words, about 25 minutes