Anthropology / Everything Human

Seafood Fight

In Flux

  • The 18th- and 19th-century fur trade wiped out British Columbia’s sea otter population. The sea otter’s successful recovery today has led to a decline in shellfish in areas where the otters thrive, causing a crisis in sustainable fishing.

    Seafood Fight

    Indigenous peoples on the coast of British Columbia share a deep history with sea otters. But can the two coexist peacefully today?

  • A Flower and a Way of Life in Peril

    Prized—and increasingly rare—bouquets of an enchanting flower from Brazil’s mountainous heartland pit collectors against conservationists.