Author Archives: Richard Schiffman

Bringing Fisheries Back from the Brink

Marine biologist Daniel Pauly did a turnabout from helping fishing trawlers to fighting them. Can struggling fisheries now turn around?

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Fantastic Voyage: Polynesian Seafaring Canoe Completes Its Globe-Circling Journey

 The Hōkūleʻa vessel is set to finish its first circumnavigation later this week in Honolulu

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Waging War on Wildlife Crime

Paleontologist-turned-politician Richard Leakey leads the charge in Kenya’s war on poaching

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Psilocybin: A Journey beyond the Fear of Death?

Johns Hopkins clinical pharmacologist Roland Griffiths talks about a major new study hinting at psychedelic drugs as therapeutic powerhouses 

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Richard Leakey Leads the Charge in Kenya’s War on Elephant Poaching

Ahead of the world’s largest ivory burn, the paleontologist-turned-politician talks with Scientific American about his efforts to save Kenya’s wildlife

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