Science & Environment

“Vietnam’s Empty Forests”   The New York Times, April 21, 2019

“Frontline Lessons from Vietnam’s Battle to Save Biodiversity”   BioScience   June, 2019

“At Bears Ears in Utah, Heated Politics and Precious Ruins — The new national monument, with remarkable archaeological sites, is under review by the Trump administration, which could reduce its size,” The New York Times, July 25, 2017

“Bad Diagnosis: FDA Backs Down from Plan to Regulate Tests,” The Progressive, February 22, 2017

Virginia’s endangered species need the strongest protection possible,” Washington Post, August 10, 2019. (variations in nine other Virginia newspapers)

“At Three National Monuments, Quiet Trails and Questions About the Future,” The New York Times,  December 6, 2017

“The beauty of Bears Ears and of protecting it,” The Boston Globe, November 17, 2017

“Drilling Near Dinosaur National Monument Draws Criticism,” The New York Times, October 18, 2017

“Here’s What Former Public Lands Officials Have to Say About the Trump Team’s Agenda,” The Progressive, November 15, 2017

Can the Va. GOP rise to the challenge of climate change?

Vivid corals and other creatures are found deep off the Mid-Atlantic coast

Ecotourism and Other Invasions

Decrypting Biofuel Scenarios

Very old trees offer a glimpse into our past and clues to our future. But are they worth saving?

Ecosystem Resilience: Three decades out, the pulse of research quickens on the volcano that kicks butt.

Oil and Water, Economics and Ecology in the Gulf of Mexico

The Phantom Forest: Research on Gene-Altered Trees Leaps Ahead, into a Regulatory Limbo

Figuring Out the Forever Forest

Deal of the Centuries! Payoff in just 500 years.

Food Fight: Why Obama and Congress are not doing enough to keep our food safe.

The American Food System is Enough to Make You Sick

Invasion of the Buggy Snackers (and Other Horrors)

A Man and His Tree

Seasick: Ocean Change and the Extinction of Life on Earth (review)

Desperately Seeking Charisma: Improving the Status of Invertebrates

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