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Jon Fisher
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This is a handy feature; I don't drive much because parking difficulty in DC is quite reliable, but this will help me confirm that!

https://research.googleblog.com/2017/02/using-machine-learning-to-predict.html

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reThink Soil: A Roadmap to U.S. Soil Health
We just released a new report on the potential benefits of adoption soil health practices in the U.S., and the conclusions are pretty exciting! You can read a brief overview, the executive summary, and the full paper at http://nature.org/soil . Much of the ...

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It's a busy year for science!

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Sneak preview up (hopefully) upcoming publications
From August 2016 through the end of this year, I hope to have submitted 9 peer-reviewed articles / chapters for publication! They are as follows (let me know if you want any abstracts): 1. A remote sensing paper where we detected agricultural ditches and ri...

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New journal article: "Examining the relationship between environmental factors and conflict in pastoralist areas of East Africa"
A research fellow of mine (Essayas Ayana) recently published an analysis (which I'm also an author on) of the degree to which environmental factors like drought drive conflict between pastoralists. The idea was that as the lands where they graze their anima...

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New journal article: "Advancing Conservation by Understanding and Influencing Human Behavior"
Interested in what works when it comes to getting people to change their behavior and start acting in support of conservation? This paper (which I'm a minor author on) outlines different approaches to behavior change, and includes some relevant questions to...

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A few people have asked for this revised recipe

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Vegan goat cheese (chevré), round 2
It's been a while, so I decided to make the goat cheese recipe from VegNews (a modified version of the one in Miyoko Schinner's book) but without the herbs de provence. It turns out making it in summer is pretty different; it ages a lot faster but thickens ...

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Check out this video on YouTube:

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