What Wildlife Shows Don’t Tell You About African Wild Dogs
In the first episode of The Hunt, the recent blockbuster BBC natural history series, a pack of African wild dogs attacks a wildebeest in the grasslands of Zambia. Their ears are flat, their legs po…
On Surplus, Part 3: How Surplus (Wealth) is Created
The foundational industrial and productive, surplus-creating, part of the economy still exists—only now it is mainly out of sight.
Sean Kirst: On Buffalo's East Side, the mystery of a lone magnolia
A magnolia tree in full bloom on a vacant lot on Buffalo's East Side sent News columnist Sean Kirst on a mission to figure out who planted
What is the Satanic Temple? A far cry from SF's Church of Satan
When you hear about Satanists in news headlines today, they're likely not referring to those followers of Anton LaVey's particular occultist school of thought, centered in San Francisco. Today, another group is utilizing themes that some Satanists stand for - individualism, free speech, and humanism - without actually believing in Satan.
FWP proposes first fish-removal project on Bitterroot Forest
Back in the days when trout were carried in milk cans to stock high mountain lakes, no one considered there might be a difference between the cutthroats that lived on
NYC Will Spend $100 Million On Green Rooftops & Tree Planting To Help Beat Extreme Heat
The $106 million "Cool Neighborhoods" initiative aims to "mitigate the threat to public health from the urban heat island effect exacerbated during summer months."
How to Save Antibiotics
The overuse of antibiotics on factory farms is helping fuel one of the greatest public health threats of our time. Now doctors, farmers…
Ask the JWU Expert: How to Pair Wine + Cheese
JWU Providence Associate Professor Ed Korry offers his primer for perfectly pairing wine + cheese.
How Renewable Energy Advocates are Hurting the Climate Cause
It’s understandable that environmental organizations and activists would want to build public enthusiasm for renewable energy.
In Victory for Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, Court Finds That Approval of Dakota Access Pipeline...
The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe won a significant victory today in its fight to protect the Tribe’s drinking water and ancestral lands from the Dakota Access pipeline. A federal judge ruled that the federal permits authorizing the pipeline to cross the Missouri River just upstream of the Standing Rock reservation, which were hastily issued by the Trump administration just days after the inauguration, violated the law in certain critical respects.