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Alt-Health: Little White Lies Lead to Big Problems
March 13, 2019 No Commentby

Alt-Health: Little White Lies Lead to Big Problems

PD Ouspensky once wrote that man could be classified as “an animal that lies.” This is most certainly true. Much ...

New Wave Science: Local scientists study the ocean from the crest of a wave
March 6, 2019 No Commentby

New Wave Science: Local scientists study the ocean from the crest of a wave

The sands of time are shifting in Rhode Island, and not just metaphorically. Coastal erosion is a problem in the ...

Rhode Ireland: Irish immigrants' influence abounds in our fair state
March 6, 2019 No Commentby

Rhode Ireland: Irish immigrants’ influence abounds in our fair state

Of all the stories in Irish legend, few have captured more imaginations than the mystical kingdom of Tír na nÓg. ...

Go with the Flow: URI students find camaraderie through play and relaxation
March 6, 2019 No Commentby

Go with the Flow: URI students find camaraderie through play and relaxation

There is a unique buzz along the University of Rhode Island quad created by the well-received student organization URI Flow. ...

Advice from the Trenches: Aimless Kid
March 6, 2019 No Commentby

Advice from the Trenches: Aimless Kid

Dear C and Dr. B; My daughter is 23. In high school she was very rebellious and saw my strictness ...

Stop Digging: To get out of this hole, we have to stop building fossil fuel facilities
March 6, 2019 No Commentby

Stop Digging: To get out of this hole, we have to stop building fossil fuel facilities

Climate change because of deforestation and the burning of fossil fuels is the existential crisis of our times. The amount of carbon ...

Cut the Scrap!: The 2019 Compost Conference highlights the triumphs and hopes of the industry
March 6, 2019 No Commentby

Cut the Scrap!: The 2019 Compost Conference highlights the triumphs and hopes of the industry

I have been composting since 1981, when I first started cleaning sheep barns for a cut of the manure. I ...

Adventure Within: Stir-crazy kids? Warm weather not coming fast enough? Urban Air Adventure Park has you covered
March 6, 2019 No Commentby

Adventure Within: Stir-crazy kids? Warm weather not coming fast enough? Urban Air Adventure Park has you covered

George Eliot wrote, “Adventure is not outside man; it is within.” At Urban Air Adventure Park (UAAP), just north of ...

AltHealth: The Damaging Anti-Vaccine Movement
February 27, 2019 No Commentby

AltHealth: The Damaging Anti-Vaccine Movement

It just was announced that a second child has died this year in RI from flu complications. At least three have ...

Advice from the Trenches: Extreme Activist
February 20, 2019 No Commentby

Advice from the Trenches: Extreme Activist

Dear C and Dr. B; I live with my brother, who is an environmental activist. Nothing wrong with that, but ...