Mary Landers covers Coastal Georgia’s environment for The Current, a topic she covered for nearly 24 years at the Savannah Morning News, where she began and ended her time there writing about health, including most recently focusing on the pandemic. She’s adept at telling the stories of everyone from jellyfish fishers to pipeline protesters. Mary is a former Peace Corps Volunteer in Malawi, where she taught environmental science at Lake Malawi National Park. As a reporter in Georgia, she’s won numerous investigative reporting awards as well as the Larry Peterson Investigative Journalism Award.
With spring well underway, the North Atlantic right whales that migrated to Georgia to give birth here over the winter have migrated back north to their feeding grounds off New England and Canada.
A helicopter survey provides a snapshot of the red knot population in Coastal Georgia.
The congressman previously claimed the property was for personal use and not an investment, but it’s listed for twice his 2018 purchase price of $2.05 million.
Peat, the foundation of the Okefenokee Swamp and of wetlands around the world, serves as an important global hedge against climate change.
With limited time and a deluge of documents, the last grand jury made little headway, but it instructed its successors to continue the probe.