It’s deadly being green

The proof is in:  pesticides are poisoning frogs.  See my recent article for Blue Ridge Press as it appeared in the Yonkers Tribune,   the Ames Tribune and (from the frog’s perspective) the Adirondack Daily Enterprise.  Blue Ridge Press is a non-profit environmental news service, providing features and commentary to community newspapers around the U.S.   Other publications printing the article include: Westchester Guardian (NY) Clarke County … Continue reading It’s deadly being green

Knowing your place

“Who can figure out where we are?” asks river guide John DeMary of the 40-odd high school students surrounding him.  He hands out maps of the Chesapeake Bay watershed showing ancient landmarks like the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers along with more modern features like Washington DC and Baltimore.  “When you think you know where we are on the map, bring it back.” Where are we … Continue reading Knowing your place

More Nemo news

How’s this for hard breaking news:  Nemo’s friends are in trouble.  Today, Juliet Eilperin of The Washington Post reported on a new study by scientists at Simon Fraser University and the International Union for the Conservation of Nature on the status of creatures featured in the 2003 animated Disney film Finding Nemo.  Nemo of course is the young clownfish snatched from his coral reef home … Continue reading More Nemo news