Over 99% of the tiny Cook Islands territory in the South Pacific is ocean, and home to coral reefs and many threatened marine species. Now, thanks in part to activist Jacqueline Evans, the Cook Islands’ entire ocean territory is being managed for sustainability.
How do you make a meatless version of Spam? Turns out it's relatively easy to match the taste — but getting the texture right is the trick.
With corals in trouble around the world, researchers are examining the role of smell in telling fish to come to a healthy reef or stay away. That may help scientists find ways to manipulate the smells to help damaged reefs recover.
Here’s some positive environmental news. In fact, it's a positive environmental trend: nations across the world are protecting huge swaths of ocean waters. And the trend may just be getting started.
The documentary film "Next Goal Wins" tells the story of the soccer team from American Samoa. The team went through a decades-long losing streak but managed to turn things around thanks to a Dutch coach and a transgender defender.
Emily Richmond left Los Angeles three years ago to chase her dream of sailing around the world. She's been criss-crossing the South Pacific from the Galapagos Islands to Samoa and now all the way to the southeast Asian island of Borneo.
The British royal family occupies an odd spot in popular culture. Queen Elizabeth II has been on the throne for decades, Princess Diana was adored until her death, and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge — better known as Prince William and Kate — have their every move followed. But Prince Philip, who doesn't often receive such adoration, may have the most interesting story.
The southern Pacific is home to someof the last healthy tuna populations, but they're coming under intense pressure from international fishing fleets. Shannon Service reports from Palau on the tiny country's efforts to protect its tuna populations from overfishing.
An former penal colony in the South Pacific is trying to break free from carbon by rewarding people who emit less.
Author Minal Hajratwala tells us about her favorite Indian "fusion music" and her book "Leaving India -- My Family's Journey from Five Villages to Five Continents."