Following the Fish

Rhode Island Fishing Fleet Adapts to Species Shift   By Annie ShermanTitle Photograph by Meredith Haas Black sea bass, once more common in the mid-Atlantic than off the coast of New England, has surged northward over the last 10 years to flood local waters....

Book Review: Rising

Dispatches from the New American Shore   by Monica Allard Cox From the 18th century on, everyone from farmers to city leaders to railroad barons filled in millions of acres of wetlands across the U.S., often with federal government support. In 1977, President...

Flushing into the Flood

Sea Level Rise and Storms Are Changing how Communities Deal with Wastewater By Sue KennedyPhotographs by Jesse Burke   Over a hundred years ago, locating the state’s first sewage treatment plant at Providence’s Fields Point, just a few feet above sea level, made...

Unhealthy Temperature

Rethinking Public Health as Climate Changes By Jen A. Miller Portrait of Jordan Emont, Brown University medical student, by Dana Smith While the images of climate change tend to focus on the big and bombastic—ocean water cresting over roofs, rescue boats gliding past...