Giving Alms

Alms giving is a Buddhist ceremony that is an indispensable part of Lao culture. Lao people give alms every morning on special Buddhist days, and some people Read More…

East Meets Midwest: The Asian Carp Invasion

Carp really captured readers’ attention in our most-read story of 2016, so we wanted to further investigate carp invasions across the United States. While common carp have Read More…

Film Friday: Giving Back to Big Chico Creek

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hr7TLjfHlZo Today's Film Friday highlights our snorkel surveys to study the rainbow trout and other fishes of Big Chico Creek. We thought it was a fitting flashback, Read More…

Combing for Hairtails

Touring the fish markets of Korea during the 2016 World Fisheries Congress exposed us to many unique and unusual fishes, including hagfish and skates. Another eye-catching fish Read More…

Flashback Friday: Message in a Bottle

As an early Valentine for all our readers, enjoy this story about a mysterious love letter from the Tuolumne River on today's Flashback Friday! Long before text Read More…

Easier washing = more brewing

For homebrewers, the art of mixing grains and hops to craft a beer that everyone can appreciate is what makes brewing beer so enjoyable. Cracking open a Read More…