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1/12/16
In the Oregon Standoff, Science is a Hostage

In the Oregon Standoff, Science is a Hostage

Published by The Last Word on Nothing.

It's been more than 20 years since the Bundys and their ideological allies first dug in against law, science, and the public interest.


12/3/15
Fishers of the Yakama Nation

Fishers of the Yakama Nation

Published by The New Yorker.

Native American youth reckon with a changing Columbia River. A collaboration with the excellent photographer Terray Sylvester.


11/29/15
Waiting for Benediction

Waiting for Benediction

Published by The New Yorker.

In which this environmental journalist gets to moonlight as a theater critic/celebrity reporter, and has a hoot doing so. Thanks, Cumbers.


1/31/16
The Science Writers' Essay Handbook

The Science Writers' Essay Handbook

A guide to my favorite form, supported by an Idea Grant from The National Association of Science Writers. A companion to The Science Writers' Handbook.


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