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Jon Fisher
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Review: The Fancy Radish
The Fancy Radish is the new upscale vegan restaurant in DC from Richard Landau and Kate Jacoby of Philly fame. After two visits, Vegan Lady and I are ready to share our review. Though pricey and hard to get reservations, it's definitely worth it. They are c...
Review: The Fancy Radish
Review: The Fancy Radish
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Men stepping up to be stronger allies
Over the last year I've been struck by how hard it can be for us all to move from good intentions to being able to act around issues of diversity. How can we all do our part to build a better place to work for everyone? One phrase I have heard again and aga...
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May 2018 Science Journal Article roundup
Merry May! Most of this summary was written on a red-eye flight to China, so apologies if it makes even less sense than usual, and please let me know if you spot errors or omissions! There's some focus on habitat conversion, but I threw in two water quality...
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Everyday Sustainability ("Green Living") guide
Recently I haven't had time to do much of the scientific analysis to figure out what "green living" practices are the most important. But I was recently asked by our marketing department to help design a simple guide to some of the most important things peo...
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New paper: how "boundary spanners" help innovation spread
There's another paper out from the study of how Conservation by Design (CbD) 2.0 spread through TNC and beyond. This paper (led by Yuta Masuda, I'm a co-author) focuses on "boundary spanners" - people with informal connections across departments / geography...
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April 2018 Science Journal Article Summary
Easter Greetings, Farming is really hard! Cover crops (which cover farms after the primary crop is harvested) can offer benefits to both farmers and nature, but incorporating them is hard too. The photo above is the biggest patch of my attempted red clover ...
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tips for helping people to find your journal articles (and be able to read them)
After years of working on a project and getting it accepted for publication at a journal, it can be heartbreaking when no one reads it. The two biggest barriers are usually: finding out about it, and having it behind a paywall. Since open-source publishing ...
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March 2018 Science Journal Article Summary
Hi, It has been a hectic month so I haven't read much science. I'm including two articles on beef sustainability (one exciting case study, and one much broader review), as well as a new paper of mine that was finally published after an epic 14 month review....
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Share the good news: a paper on improving "knowledge diffusion"
Ever feel like you missed out on a super cool Kickstarter
project and you can’t believe no one told you about it? Amidst the fire hose of
blogs, podcasts, social media, and more, how can we help good ideas get
noticed, get shared, “go viral,” and make chang...
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Scaling Sustainable Agriculture
As part of getting trained in science communications via the Science Impact Project , I had to prepare and deliver a "TED-style" talk. It was terrifying and hard work, especially to slow down and take a more personal storytelling approach to my work (talkin...
Scaling Sustainable Agriculture
Scaling Sustainable Agriculture
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