Author: Nell Durfee

Modeling nature in resin, plastic and clay

Modeling nature in resin, plastic and clay

The American Museum of Natural History’s preparators bring science to life

By Nell Durfee | Posted June 22, 2018

PODCAST: Cooking up conservation

PODCAST: Cooking up conservation

Ridding the seas of lionfish, one taco at a time

By Nell Durfee | Posted June 18, 2018

The troubled second life of donated clothes

The troubled second life of donated clothes

Well-intentioned recyclers are trying to keep tons of clothing out of landfills. It’s not enough

By Nell Durfee | Posted June 6, 2018

Is raw milk cheese dangerous or delicious?

Is raw milk cheese dangerous or delicious?

Or, how I came to believe in the regulation change that keeps me eating delicious dairy products without fear.

By Nell Durfee | Posted May 25, 2018

PODCAST: Take a Tour of Central Park's Feathered Friends with Birding Bob

PODCAST: Take a Tour of Central Park’s Feathered Friends with Birding Bob

Is that a winter wren?

By Nell Durfee | Posted March 23, 2018

Our plastic obsession is changing the Arctic

Our plastic obsession is changing the Arctic

As ice caps melt, microplastics are leaking into the water, for animals to eat

By Nell Durfee | Posted October 9, 2017

The air pollution from Hurricane Harvey is really, really bad, people

The air pollution from Hurricane Harvey is really, really bad, people

After Hurricane Harvey, factories nearby released unprecedented amounts of air emissions

By Nell Durfee | Posted October 6, 2017