Most of these stories open as PDFs. Stress Test (on measuring stress hormones in conservation research) Room to Roam? (on wildlife during the pandemic) Hope Rising (on the Endangered Species Act) Going the Distance (on bird migration) A Plague of Plastics Power Play (on sexual harassment among wildlife) When Animals Grieve Going Native (on the […]
Coverage of North Carolina hog industry
Chronological order, oldest to newest. The Vanishing Act (Food & Environment Reporting Network, August 2019) After years of burying complaints about hog-farm pollution, North Carolina officials began posting them online. What changed? (Also published in The Guardian and McClatchy North Carolina papers.) Raising a Stink (Food & Environment Reporting Network, December 2019) Rural North Carolinians sued the world’s largest hog producer over […]
Judge declares much of N.C. ag-gag law unconstitutional
Click here for “Judge declares much of N.C. ag-gag law unconstitutional,” Food & Environment Reporting Network, June 2020.
Click here for a PDF of “Hope Rising,” National Wildlife, June 2020.
Going the Distance
Please click here to be directed to the PDF of “Going the Distance,” National Wildlife, October 2019.
The Vanishing Act
Please click here to be directed to “For years, complaints about North Carolina’s hog pollution vanished in state bureaucracy,” Food & Environment Reporting Network, August 2019. You will be taken to FERN’s web site.
A Plague of Plastics
From the Arctic to Antarctica, ocean debris is killing marine wildlife—but we still have the power to stop plastic pollution. Originally published by National Wildlife. MARCUS ERIKSEN WAS SITTING IN A FOXHOLE in Kuwait in 1991 when he hatched a plan that guided the rest of his life. Hunkered down in the sand, surrounded by burning […]
Click here for “Power Play,” National Wildlife, October 2018. Opens as a PDF.
When Animals Grieve
Click here for “When Animals Grieve,” National Wildlife, February 2018. Opens as a PDF.
Exotic garden plants can wreak unexpected havoc with indigenous species and ecosystems. Originally published in National Wildlife. AMONG THE BIRDS OF NORTH AMERICA, few are as elegant as cedar waxwings, with their black costume-ball masks and yellow tail tips. “Whoever once gets within a good view of them and notes the exquisite coloring of the […]
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