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What Happens When the World’s Top Plastics Executives and Environmentalists Go Snorkeling Together in the Atlantic Garbage Patch?
Outside

Alt Meat Is Turning Cattle into Stranded Assets
Outside

Wild Bees Are Our Best Pollinators. How Can We Save Them?
Huffington Post

The Nature of Nature (How unnatural is the transgenic chestnut?)
Pacific Standard

Shaun Hill and the Price of Perfection (Profile of Hill Farmstead brewing legend)
Yankee

The World’s First Virus-Proof Organism
Scientific American

Why the Smart Money Is on Living Shorelines, Not Seawalls
Scientific American

Ghost Flowers: Resurrecting Extinct Scents
Scientific American

Is Sunscreen the New Margarine?
Outside (Most popular article in the website’s history)
(And a follow-up behind-the-scenes interview on the Outside Podcast)

Gene Drives: Do We Have the Right to Engineer an Extinction?
Pacific Standard
Selected for Best American Science & Nature Writing 2019