Articles by Melati Kaye

An environment reporter, Melati has written about the effect of climate change on Indonesia’s sea gypsies and the American West Coast salmon fishery collapse of 2008. A 2009 graduate of Reed College in Portland, Oregon, Melati was an intern at National Geographic and National Public Radio, before striking out as a reporter in Alaska and, more recently, Indonesia. Melati’s work has appeared on Al Jazeera In Depth, ForestNews, Alaska Public Radio, Terra Informa Radio and the Jakarta Post.

A mother humpback and calf off the coast of Maui in the Hawaiian Islands. Photo courtesy of NOAA

Whalesong, interrupted

rossbow in hand, Jo Marie Acebes strides the deck of the outrigger fishing boat she has refitted for tracking whales off the Philippines’ Babuyan Islands. She’s scanning for a target…
A mother humpback and calf off the coast of Maui in the Hawaiian Islands. Photo courtesy of NOAA