Monthly Archives: September 2013

The Price of ‘Made in China’

HERE is a symbol of China’s assault on the American economy: the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, which connects Brooklyn and Staten Island. This landmark, which opened in 1964, is North America’s longest suspension bridge. It’s also in urgent need of renovation. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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The lowdown on topsoil: It’s disappearing Pt.2

“Erosion rates have improved here, but that doesn’t mean they’re good,” Reganold said. Topsoil clearly is still being stripped off faster than it can be regenerated, he said. Aeschliman, the Palouse farmer, a stocky and energetic man who doesn’t seem … Continue reading

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The lowdown on topsoil: It’s disappearing Pt.1

The planet is getting skinned! While many worry about the potential consequences of atmospheric warming, a few experts are trying to call attention to another global crisis quietly taking place under our feet. Call it the thin brown line. Dirt. … Continue reading

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