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Earth Day Reading List

Earth Day Reading List

Celebrate Earth Day with must-reads on climate change, conservation, the environment, and more. “Indispensable. A must read for anyone who cares about the ocean and understands the integral role it… READ MORE

COP26: BIG IDEAS FOR A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE

COP26: BIG IDEAS FOR A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE

Daniel Esty, editor of A Better Planet: Forty Big Ideas for a Sustainable Future explains the Zero Carbon Action Plan and talks about why A Better Planet is relevant for the discussions arising from COP26. Greenhouse… READ MORE

Finding a Genetic Hybrid

Finding a Genetic Hybrid

Tom Higham— Monday 22 June 2015 at 9:10 am. One of the great moments of my life. I was in one of the laboratories at the Research Lab for Archaeology… READ MORE

Feminist Biography

Feminist Biography

Nina Rattner Gelbart— Biography is a curious genre, morphing over time, and writing about the lives of other individuals goes back to antiquity. Plutarch and Suetonius, both working from the… READ MORE

“Napalm Girl”

“Napalm Girl”

Tarleton Gillespie— Titled The Terror of War but more commonly known as “Napalm Girl,” the 1972 Pulitzer Prize–winning photo by Associated Press photographer Nick Ut is perhaps the most indelible… READ MORE

Nineteenth-Century Smartphones?

Nineteenth-Century Smartphones?

Laura Forsberg— It is a truism, by this point, that smartphones have revolutionized our lives. In less than fifteen years, we have developed new ways of communicating with friends and… READ MORE

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