The life aquatic

New York City ponds are teeming with microscopic eukaryotes, and Sally Warring — a microbiologist at the American Museum of Natural History — is scooping and documenting them for a growing audience. 



‘Trapped’ by Rover pipeline

As part of my coverage of natural gas pipeline construction in Ohio, I stopped by Sherry Miller’s home. At the time, bulldozers and cranes operated on three sides of her property and heavy machinery roared just a few feet from the small pasture, coop and yard where her pigs, goats, dogs and chickens roamed.