Richard  Schiffman

Richard Schiffman

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

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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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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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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.

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

By Richard Schiffman
The citizens in Washington sta...

Fracking map animation article
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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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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Right-Wing Group Seeks Help Rewriting the Bible Because It's Not ...

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

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Sea Change: The Ecological Disaster That Nobody Sees

Sea Change: The Ecological Disaster That Nobody See...

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'Frackademia': how Big Gas bought research on hydraulic fracturing ...

Richard Schiffman: Thanks to fossil fuel industry sponsorship, we know all about the benefits of natural gas – but we don't have the data on its risks

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How Did a Tortoise Survive 30 Years in a Box? – News Watch

A Brazilian family recently found their long-lost pet tortoise in a box after 30 years. Find out how the reptile made it through the ordeal.

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Harvesting Water From Thin Air | Sierra Club

Harvesting Water From Thin Air | Sierra Club

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A sunny day we must avoid 

If you live in the lower 48 states, you have probably never seen the Northern Lights. This spectacular display is generated when high energy particles from the sun collide with atoms in the high atmos...