The Oldest Forest
The promise and pitfalls of commercializing kelp.
Slime: How Algae Created Us, Plague Us, and Just Might Save Us
by Ruth Kassinger
Eat Like a Fish: My Adventures Farming the Ocean to Fight Climate Change
by Bren Smith
The Curious World of Seaweed
by Josie Iselin
Seaweed Chronicles: A World at the Water’s Edge
by Susan Hand Shetterly
December 17, 2020 issue
Walton Ford: Twenty-First-Century Naturalist
Walton Ford is never interested merely in the natural world, but in the way humans have documented, exploited, and repurposed it, and how these species have been mythologized, even as most of them have disappeared from the wild. Ford makes paintings of paintings of animals.
December 16, 2018