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Radio: Costa Rican coffee growers make greener, sweeter cup

Farmers are embracing a method called "honey drying" which cuts the pollution of nutrient-overloaded water going into streams and rivers, and delivers a unique cup of coffee.

Reef Fish Listen for Faint Sound of Home


How do the floating larvae of reef species find a home? They can listen, but the sounds are far off.

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20,000 discoveries under the sea


Ocean researchers are learning the secrets that change our concepts of life, unveil a hidden world, and hold the keys to the future of the planet.

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Fish Can Lie—And Spot Liars

Fish can be deceptive, and perceptive. A Miami biologist studies "lying fish" and how other fish in the species spot them.

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Cholera: A dispute over strategy


Cholera is thousands of years old, easily treated, and entirely preventable. But the medical community is split over how.

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Cubans brace for the American invasion


Cubans anticipate "the flood" of American arrivals with a mixture of celebration and apprehension. What will change? What can survive?

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Cuba’s Environmental Gamble

As an old embargo lifts, a new vacation spot emerges—but can Cuba’s ecosystems weather a flood of Americans?

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Doug Struck has been a journalist for 35 years. He was a national roving reporter, foreign bureau chief, war correspondent and an environmental reporter for The Washington Post and The Baltimore Sun. He has reported from six continents and 50 states. He is now senior journalist in residence at Emerson College in Boston, where he teaches and continues to report on environmental issues.

He earned a master's degree in Environmental Sustainability in 2015 from Harvard Extension School.

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