The Blue Belt Programme, developed by the UK government to promote a thorough study of the marine environment surrounding its South Atlantic islands, is generating some interesting scientific results. A report published last week by one of the scientists who participated in the voyage of a research vessel earlier this year in the waters of […]

“One voice from an Inuit hunter can be more significant than [that of] 100 scientists,” says Martin Nweeia, a Harvard University scholar who specializes in the study of narwhal tusks. An Inuit hunter, he reported, was the first person to document the way a narwhal, a small whale that lives in the Arctic, sheds its […]