Essays

During the 2016 campaign, presidential candidate Donald Trump spoke defiantly in favor of an “America First” foreign policy. He expressed …

In late 1963, when the Johnson administration hinted at an expansion of the American military presence in Vietnam, Idaho Senator …

In September 2014 Idaho federal district Judge Edward Lodge, a veteran jurist appointed by President George H.W. Bush in 1989, …

Iguazu Falls. Galapagos Islands. Atacama Desert. Amazon Rainforest. Patagonian glaciers. For many people looking from afar, South America is associated …

In her best-selling book Biomimicry, Janine M. Benyus describes the human quest to learn from nature. We want to employ …

A series of causes and effects lead to homelessness. It’s a “jacket” that evolves. The aim here is to teach …

This surprisingly tough bunch of geophysicists was part of the advance team for the inaugural Workshop on Volcanoes, held in January in Guatemala, a gathering of volcanologists and their toys — including sensors and rugged mini-computers running off car batteries, advanced photographic and video equipment and drones.