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As Coral Reefs Die . . .

An important article from the Washington Post: <https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2017/04/20/as-coral-reefs-die-huge-swaths-of-the-ocean-floor-are-vanishing-with-them/?utm_term=.f5d3a0d92067&gt; Energy and Environment As coral reefs die, huge swaths of the seafloor are deteriorating along with them By Chris Mooney April 20 at 9:00 AM This Elkhorn coral (Acropora palmata) near Buck … Continue reading

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Super Heroes, Super Buddies

Coincidentally, the following opinion piece by Alexandra Petri in this morning’s Washington Post provide a good extended caption for the Super Heroes photo above, from yesterday’s Post . . . . . ComPost  Opinion  Reince Priebus and Stephen Bannon: A love … Continue reading

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Summary of McMaster’s Vietnam Thesis

from the on-line PowerPost feature by James Hohman, 21 February 2017. There is a separate version of this text, linking to five questions about how McMaster will likely relate to Trump and the inner core of the White House, on … Continue reading

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Key Element in the Health Care Debate

[For years I’ve maintained that until we get transparency in pricing for health services, we will never begin to solve the access/insurance dilemma. As discussed in this “Wonkblog” article from the Washington Post by Max Ehrenfreund, as a result of … Continue reading

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Fareed Zakaria: Why Russia Promoted Militarized Information in Response to the Arab Spring

from today’s Washington Post OpEd section. [Analyses like this from Zakaria are essential to understanding US foreign relations.] We know what Russia did. But what we really need to understand is why.   Russian President Vladimir Putin gives his annual … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving: Craftsmanship in the 21st Century

alternative title: Plastic siding. . .

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Story About Reef Restoration in San Andres (Colombia) After Hurricane Matthew

from El Isleño <http://www.elisleño.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=12195:acciones-de-choque-y-sanadoras-en-little-reef&catid=41:ambiental&Itemid=83&gt; Acciones de choque y sanadoras en Little Reef Miércoles, 19 de Octubre de 2016 04:19 Jorge Sánchez Un grupo de buzos compuesto por personal de la corporación Coralina, jóvenes buzos de colegios de la isla, empresa … Continue reading

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