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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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Radio: Florida’s Dimming Pools of Light


My childhood swimming hole, Wakulla Springs, Florida, was so clear the fish seemed to float in air. It was so clear we could see Old Joe, the resident 11-foot gator, …

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Climate Progress Gains Ground


Locally, nationally and internationally, action on climate change is producing solutions and often bypassing lagging political leadership. The gathering force of these acts, significant and subtle, is transforming what once seemed a hopeless situation into one in which success can at least be imagined

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The Whale Savers


A decades-long quest to save the north Atlantic right whale is helping revive a species that is a bellwether of the health of the oceans.

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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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