"Man enters the world with closed hands, as if to say, 'The world is mine.' He leaves it with closed hands, as if to say: 'Behold, I take nothing with me.'"

-- From the Midrash, Jewish commentary on biblical texts

Picture on Niwot Ridge

Photos by Tom Yulsman





Thank you for visiting my Web page. I am an associate professor at the University of Colorado's School of Journalism & Mass Communication, and co-director of the Center for Environmental Journalism. I'm also affiliated with CU's Environmental Studies Program.

As a science and environmental journalist, I write about issues ranging from global warming to ecology. My work has appeared in a variety of publications, including the New York Times, Washington Post, Audubon, Discover, Earth and Astronomy.Here are two samples of recent work:

Grass is Greener, Audubon magazine

Biofuels multimedia package, Audubon magazine

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