Sasha Chapman’s Contributions:
Oil Rigs Are a Refuge in a Dying Sea
Our reliance on fossil fuels is harming marine ecosystems—but the platforms we use to extract oil are giving marine life new homes.
Jan 4, 2022 | 5,200 words, about 26 minutes
A Tuna’s Worth
Bluefin tuna are a luxury that feeds the egos of many, the bellies of few. Inside a Canadian fishery that pursues them.
Aug 18, 2020 | 4,500 words, about 22 minutes
Picking Up the Bones
Moving burial grounds before the sea takes them away is painstaking and expensive. Why do we do it?
Nov 26, 2019 | 5,300 words, about 26 minutes
Our global food system discards 46 million tonnes of fish each year. Why?
Jul 23, 2019 | 3,700 words, about 19 minutes
The Noose Beneath the Waves
Fishing gear can pose a deadly threat to whales—and to those who try to save them.
Jan 23, 2018 | 4,600 words, about 23 minutes
What Went Wrong With the Right Whales?
Necropsies reveal how six of the 12 North Atlantic right whales that died in Canadian waters this summer met their end.
Oct 6, 2017 | 800 words, about 4 minutes
How Many Countries Does it Take to Save a Fish?
All of them—which makes conservation difficult when your neighbors keep poaching.
Jul 11, 2017 | 5,100 words, about 25 minutes