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Stewards of the Sea

for National Geographic
Published: September 2017

As fish populations crash elsewhere, towns limit catches to stabilize harvests, boost tourism, and preserve a way of life.
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How Fireflies Are Keeping This Tiny Mexican Town Alive

for National Geographic

Published: August 24, 2017

In Nanacamilpa, a magical display of fireflies is attracting tourists by the thousands—now locals wonder how they can sustain the insect that brought them so much prosperity.
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Can You Supercharge Your Baby?

for Scientific American

Published: June 2018

Hundreds of toys promise to help babies read, learn, do math and walk earlier than expected— many without scientific backing
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Gods of Blood and Stone (Spanish version)

for Scientific American
En algún momento del siglo xiv, un mexica dirigió por primera vez sus pasos al valle de Teotihuacán.
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The Hidden Coastal Culture of the Ancient Maya

for Hakai
Published: November 6, 2018

For thousands of years, ancient Maya kings ruled a vast inland empire in Mexico and Belize. But just how inland was it, really?
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Why Environmentalists and Hunters are United in Saying the Endangered Species Act Is Failing and Needs to Be Fixed

for Newsweek
Published: December 1, 2018

The Endangered Species Act is a common whipping boy for the right and a sacred cow for the left. Could they both be right?
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Early Warnings of Terrible Earthquakes Appear High in the Sky, a New Theory Says

for Scientific American

Published: October, 2018

The best early warnings of a big disaster may appear 180 miles above the ground, a controversial new theory says
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Maya bones bring a lost civilization to life

for Nature

Published: February 12, 2019

Trained in both medicine and archaeology, Vera Tiesler has revealed how the human body was deeply woven into the religion, tradition and politics of the Maya world.
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A Widening Gulf

for WWF Magazine
Published: Summer 2015

For fishing families along America’s Gulf Coast, illegal fishing is a reality that’s hitting very close to home.