Hope, Grief, and Coral Reefs

Climate change poses an existential threat to coral reefs, which undergird the survival of many marine animals and the livelihood of coastal communities. In this podcast, we turn our attention to two reef scientists: how do they approach research when the world they study is degrading before their eyes? Our…

Fly Away Drones

Today, for the first time, President Obama acknowledged and rigorously defended drone strikes targeting militants in Yemen and other parts of the world. At least to my ears, the speech is a clear response to critics who say drone strikes are an unconstitutional use of executive power and a violation…