The assault on basic knowledge and its discovery is likely to leave our nation behind in the competitive international arena
We will not make America great again if we can’t breathe the air, drink the water, or find mental refreshment and recreation in natural areas.
The impacts of climate change are likely to cause a 1.2% decline in GDP across the U.S. per one degree rise in temperature (C)
In many election campaigns, “Washington” is a dirty word. It’s code for special interests, political patronage, partisan squabbles – everything we hate about the way our federal democracy functions. Trump’s calls to “drain the swamp,”Continue reading
Zoos have a controversial history among conservationists. Some ethical frameworks praise zoos for increasing the intrinsic value of animals and expanding our knowledge in conservation biology to save threatened species, while others find the cagingContinue reading
I know a lot of scientists. Most are in the field of ecology and spend their days chest-deep in marsh mud, scrambling up mountain slopes, pulling themselves up tree trunks, diving to the depths ofContinue reading
The Department of Interior opened public comment, perhaps unprepared for the avalanche of responses. When the portal closed on July 10, 1,459,940 people had commented, including me. Make no mistake, this is a lot.
Those who enjoy understanding about science need to do more than bask in that pleasure.
Writing a letter to the editor is one of the most efficient ways of reaching large audiences. Here’s how to do it.
I have recently switched to a position at the Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance, moving from an office on the beach of a barrier island to a building within the forest. Right away, I noticed a networkContinue reading