Based in Boston, Massachusetts, Claudia is a science journalist and editor. Her work focuses on marine science, the environment, and wildlife, particularly regarding how humans interact with the world around them.

'Restoration Of West Falmouth Harbor' Event Leaves Residents With Hope, Challenges

'Restoration Of West Falmouth Harbor' Event Leaves Residents With Hope, Challenges

What Susan Garland remembers best are the fish.

Kayaking in the 1980s along the Mashapaquit creek, which spills out beside her family’s property on Chase Road before meeting West Falmouth Harbor, Ms. Garland remembers looking down through the water and being able to see straight to the bottom, her view obstructed only by hordes of small fish that glimmered silver as they turned.

Over the last four decades, however, Ms. Garland watched as the water clouded, as green “muck” began washing up on shore, and as seabirds and shorebirds and fish, too, seemed to disappear from the waters around West Falmouth Harbor.

Read more in the Falmouth Enterprise.

Have Companies Really Done Enough to Bring An End To Deforestation?

Have Companies Really Done Enough to Bring An End To Deforestation?