Tag: starfish wasting disease

Aging & Dying, Politics & Activism

My heart is with the starfish

This is a hard post to write. The starfish are dying. Don’t panic: it is true. The starfish are dying, right here on pristine Cortes Island. They shrivel and wither, their arms fall off, and then they are dead. They do not leave behind pretty exoskeletons to pick up on the beach and take home …