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 […]
Click here for a PDF of “Hope Rising,” National Wildlife, June 2020.
Click here for “How a coastal Louisiana tribe is using generations of resilience to handle the pandemic,” Southerly, May 2020.
Click here for “As Sea Level Rise Threatens Their Ancestral Village, a Louisiana Tribe Fights to Stay Put,” onEarth, April 2020.
Please click here to be directed to the PDF of “Going the Distance,” National Wildlife, October 2019.
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.
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 […]
A fishing community in India challenges the bank’s private-lending arm in the U.S. Supreme Court. Originally published in The Nation. THE U.S.SUPREME COURT SITS ABOUT 8,000 miles from Tragadi Bandar, the patch of India’s west coast where Budha Ismail Jam has spent most of the past two decades fishing for a living. Jam’s seasonal home, […]
Click here for “Shutdown,” Carolina Alumni Review, January-February 2018 issue. 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 […]