Richard  Schiffman

Richard Schiffman

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

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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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Wired

The Controversial Race to Breed Climate-Adapted Super Coral ...

The Controversial Race to Breed Climate-Adapted Sup...

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Scientific American

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

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

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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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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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Foreign Policy

Green Rush

Green Rush

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Newsweek

Brazil's Deforestation Rates Are on the Rise Again

Brazil's Deforestation Rates Are on the Rise Again

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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.

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The Christian Science Monitor

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...

The New York Times

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

By Richard Schiffman
The citizens in Washington sta...

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Smithsonian Magazine

Tracking Frackers From the Sky | Innovation | Smithsonian

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

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New Scientist

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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Discover Magazine

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

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