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Sustaining Life: How Our Health Depends on Biodiversity

12/10/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

My friend Dr. Eric Chivian, and Dr. Aaron Bernstein, both with Harvard Medical School’s Center for Health and the Global Environment, have published an excellent summary of the many diverse and vital ways that the natural world sustains our health …

Time to Make the Call for Wildlife

3/2/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

By Larry J. Schweiger 2010 is the International Year of Biodiversity – and wildlife isn’t doing so well.  We’re losing ground, as species extinction is accelerating to dangerous levels.  Climate change is the single biggest threat facing wildlife today.  If …