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Island Press Field Notes

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By Emily Monosson / On September 3rd, 2015

This post originally appeared at Emily Monosson's blog: Evolution in a Toxic World We live in an age of pesticide and antibiotic overuse. One outcome is...

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By Emily Monosson / On March 25th, 2015

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), in green, with human cell, grey.

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By Elizabeth Grossman / On August 9th, 2011

While the rest of the country has been experiencing an epic heat wave, in the Pacific Northwest where I live, thus far the summer has been unusually cool. One consequence of the cool weather is a slow-to-appear local tomato crop, made evident to...