Features Editorial

  • An Ocean That’s No Longer Wild

    UNDER THE SEA: There are about 500 species of sharks in the world’s oceans, and a number of them are in trouble, for many reasons, but the main reason is the increased demand for sharkfin soup in Asia. ...

  • Swimming with Sharks

    UNDER THE SEA: Amy Kukulya’s clients often have curious requests, but this was among the oddest. As an engineer at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), she has operated autonomous underwater vehicles beneath Arctic ice, in a New Zealand lake to find geothermal terraces submerged by a volcanic eruption, and with Navy SEALs working on undersea docking systems. ...

  • Madaket Millie

    She was a force to be reckoned with, and it was not altogether surprising to have heard that she may have chased strangers and photographers away if they had the misfortune of offending or otherwise insulting her. Island folklore even includes a story of her killing a 300 - pound shark with a pitchfork. She was a steadfast protector, after all. ...

  • Snowy Owls

    Snowy owls are highly mobile. In addition to winter movements, they may move hundreds of miles across the Arctic in summer searching for areas with abundant lemmings. In areas where prey is abundant, snowy owls may nest in relatively high density. ...

  • Yoga for Runners

    SOUND HEALTH: It’s the simplicity of the activities that attracts me: throwing on a pair of running shoes and heading out the door: unrolling my Yoga mat. Or maybe I’m back on Nantucket where I don’t need the shoes or the mat— I’m running barefoot on the beach, practicing Yoga on the earth. ...

  • Stargazing

    Gazing at the stars around the Sound By Dr. Michael West ...

  • Community Supported Agriculture

    GROWING FROM THE EARTH: A look at CSA Farming around the Sound ...

  • Wild Fruit Around the Sound

    GROWING FROM THE EARTH: A look at wild fruit growing around the Sound ...

  • Good Energy: Hidden Gems: Talking Tai Chi

    “It’s the north pole and the south pole, together—one pole—but circular, not in a pole shape.” By Siobhain Klawetter Photography and Video by Lisa Frey ...

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