December 2014 - versatile Nathan Myhrvold My profile of the polymathic ex-Microsoft CTO - he's also the top Tyrannosaurus Rex hunter and author/publisher of Modernist Cuisine, the world's most expensive cookbook - is in the January 2015 issue of Intelligent Life Return of the Silver Darlings I went to the island of Bornholm to hunt down Denmark's legendary cured herring … Continue reading New stories – on drones, herring and a tech tycoon
By the end of this century, many sea-creatures may be history. As we keep dumping greenhouse gases into the air, the oceans keep sucking them up, making the waters deadly to their inhabitants.
The Observer Magazine, October 2013: The basking shark returns to British waters As big as a yacht and with jaws so large it could swallow you whole – it's little wonder terrified sailors hunted basking sharks almost to extinction. But now they are being seen in growing numbers from Donegal to Cornwall. Alex Renton goes … Continue reading In search of baskers
20th June 2010, The Observer From working on a Cornish trawler to cooking a memorable meal on the quayside at Looe, Giorgio Locatelli follows his fish from the net to the plate. We are rescuing fish. Giorgio Locatelli, his head chef Federico Sali and I are at the back of the trawler, elbow-deep in slime … Continue reading Giorgio Locatelli's catch of the day