Richard  Schiffman

Richard Schiffman

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

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Scientific American

Fantastic Voyage: Polynesian Seafaring Canoe Completes Its Globe ...

Fantastic Voyage: Polynesian Seafaring Canoe Comple...

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The New York Times

Are Pets the New Probiotic? - The New York Times

Are Pets the New Probiotic? - The New York Times

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The Atlantic

Professor Caveman - The Atlantic

Professor Caveman - The Atlantic

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Newsweek

Scientifically Engineered Coral Could Survive Climate Change ...

Scientifically Engineered Coral Could Survive Clima...

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The New York Times

Not Just Another Stinky Fish - The New York Times

Not Just Another Stinky Fish - The New York Times

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The New York Times

Wary of Mainstream Medicine, Immigrants Seek Remedies From Home

Botanicas sell herbs and oils to customers wary of mainstream medicine

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The Atlantic

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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New Scientist

Plankton can save the ocean. But who will save the plankton? | New ...

Plankton can save the ocean. But who will save the ...

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The Washington Post

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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Chicago Tribune

War's toll on elephants - chicagotribune.com

War's toll on elephants - chicagotribune.com

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Wired

WIRED Opinion: The DEA is Wrong to Ban a Cure for Opioid ...

WIRED Opinion: The DEA is Wrong to Ban a Cure for O...

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Foreign Policy

Green Rush

Green Rush

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Smithsonian Magazine

Tracking Frackers From the Sky | Innovation | Smithsonian

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

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The New York Times

The Great New York Whale Census - The New York Times

The Great New York Whale Census - The New York Time...

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Reuters

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.