Never too early to think Halloween safety

Parents don’t need to be reminded about Halloween safety when it comes to their kids: They guide them with flashlights while trick-or-treating or inspect each piece of candy their child collects. But even the most vigilant adult might not be aware that their own Halloween costume can pose pet safety risks. Your pets might already […]

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Metcalf Institute: A pioneer in environmental reporting

It was front page news in 1998 when dozens of nations signed the Kyoto Protocol to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. That same year, creation of the Metcalf Institute for Marine & Environmental Reporting garnered far less attention, but 20 years later its impact is greater than ever. “No one could have predicted that Metcalf’s mission […]

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Science writing in Santa Fe: It’s all good

I had the great privilege of attending the 2018 Santa Fe Science Writing Workshop in May. I highly recommend it to science journalists, writers, editors and communicators at agencies, universities, nonprofits, etc. Scientists who value clear communication and recognize the importance of science literacy, education, public outreach and darn good science writing would also find […]

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