04.27.2017

Whew! What a week it has been for science. It is not every weekend that tens of thousands of science enthusiasts take to the streets across the nation. As I am sure you have read by now, NCSE was an early partner for the March for Science. Ann Reid, our executive director, explained why we wanted to participate here.

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Greenland melting? Public officials lying? Endangered species dying? Who you gonna call to document—and raise hell—about these and other environmental outrages?

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05.16.2016

Friend of Darwin winners are typically scientists, teachers, or activists. Now for the first time in 20 years, NCSE's signature award goes to someone completely different: an artist.

When NCSE needs icons, avatars, portraits, posters, flyers, web graphics, and other incredible illustrations (all on absurd last-minute deadlines), we turn to crackerjack artist Paula Spence.

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09.16.2014

The Jehovah's Witnesses visit me once a year. They politely try to convert me; I politely turn down the offer. They leave me a colorful pamphlet which I never read and that's that.

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Worried that K-12 students aren't learning about climate change? Guess what—neither are college grads. Grads with BS and MS and PhD degrees in biology, ecology, and related subjects. At least, it seems that way.

At a recent Ecological Society of America conference, I interviewed scores of upper division students, recent college grads, and ecology professors who dropped by NCSE's booth.

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