Richard  Schiffman

Richard Schiffman

Richard Schiffman is an environmental journalist, poet and author of two books based in New York.

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Amazon Deforestation Takes a Turn for the Worse - Scientific ...

Amazon Deforestation Takes a Turn for the Worse - S...

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What Leading Scientists Want You to Know About Today's Frightening Climate Report

Arctic sea ice on September 13, 2013, as measured b...

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Wary of Mainstream Medicine, Immigrants Seek Remedies From Home

Botanicas sell herbs and oils to customers wary of mainstream medicine

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For your own sake, stop working so hard - Washington Post

Recently a friend confided over dinner that her job was “killing” her. I was surprised. She is a director of a midsize nonprofit that is doing citizen diplomacy work in the Middle East, and she...

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War's toll on elephants - chicagotribune.com

War's toll on elephants - chicagotribune.com

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Green Rush

Green Rush

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Brazil's Deforestation Rates Are on the Rise Again

Brazil's Deforestation Rates Are on the Rise Again

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Mystery of the disappearing bees: Solved!

If it were a novel, people would criticize the plot for being too far-fetched – thriving colonies disappear overnight without leaving a trace, the bodies of the victims are never found.

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US can slow climate change with new carbon-capture technology ...

New innovations show that we can slow climate change. For instance, an artificial tree mimics the photosynthesis of real trees by chemically sucking CO2 out of the air. A push from Washington...

Column: Food Fight-Vote on GMOs Could Alter U.S. Food System

By Richard Schiffman
The citizens in Washington sta...

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Tracking Frackers From the Sky | Innovation | Smithsonian

Tracking Frackers From the Sky | Innovation | Smith...

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Ivory poaching funds most war and terrorism in Africa - environment - 14 May 2014 - New Scientist

Ivory poaching funds most war and terrorism in Afri...

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In Tanzania, 'Living Walls' Take Root to Protect Threatened Lions

In Tanzania, 'Living Walls' Take Root to Protect Th...

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We Need to Relearn That We're a Part of Nature, Not Separate From It

We Need to Relearn That We're a Part of Nature, Not...

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Right-Wing Group Seeks Help Rewriting the Bible Because It's Not ...

Right-Wing Group Seeks Help Rewriting the Bible Bec...