Saving America’s Coral Reefs

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From the Hill

  • From the Hill – Winter 2004

    NIH facing new pressures; proposed roadmap in doubt The House and Senate committees charged with overseeing the National Institutes of Health (NIH) held a joint hearing in October that highlighted both the… Read More



Book Reviews

  • Win Win Ecology book cover

    Saving species

    In these days of unremittingly bad news about Earth’s environment–in particular the state of its ecosystems and species–what a pleasant prospect to encounter a book with the title Win-Win Ecology. As… Read More
  • Ending Hunger in our Lifetime book cover by C. Ford Runge

    Feeding the world

    No other fundamental human deprivation affects as many people as does hunger, the chronic shortage of food that makes it impossible to live healthy and vigorous lives. Millions of people live at… Read More
  • Book cover of The Economic Implications of Social Cohesion

    Society’s glue

    Any country that is doing nation-building full time needs to be concerned about social cohesion: the elusive glue of civility, trust, and cooperation that is essential to a society’s health. Why do… Read More
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