Smart sushi

Smart sushi

The water in Long Island Sound was barely 52 degrees on a recent cool November day, but Bun Lai, wearing only a pair of borrowed underpants, gardening gloves, and flippers, was intent on going cla ..
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Cleaning up that dirty water: Massachusetts Oyster Project at Boston Harbor

Cleaning up that dirty water: Massachusetts Oyster Project at Boston Harbor

On a balmy, overcast October afternoon, I found myself wearing pink gardening gloves and digging through a large wheelbarrow full of dirty, year-old oysters. I wasn't shopping for the ev ..
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Sustainable sushi – A day with Miya’s Bun Lai

Sustainable sushi – A day with Miya’s Bun Lai

Bun Lai is the owner and operator of Miya's, an unassuming sushi restaurant in the heart of New Haven, Connecticut, that is just as much a refuge for starving artists as it is a nexus of scientificall ..
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A closer look at fin whales

A closer look at fin whales

Fin whales are endangered whales in the North Atlantic. They have distinct appearances and characteristics. In this interview, Laura Howes, a marine biologist at the Whale Center of New England, tells ..
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