Category: Richard Primack

Co-authors gone bad – how to avoid publishing conflicts

ElsevierConnect Co-written by Richard Primack, College of Arts & Sciences Conservation biology and related areas of science are increasingly collaborative endeavors. For most of us, working in teams can improve the quality of our research by bringing together people with complementary areas of expertise, generating and refining ideas, and writing and revising manuscripts… View full […]

Diving into Thoreau’s ‘Walden’

Boston Globe (subscription required) Richard Primack, College of Arts & Sciences Every age gets the Thoreau it deserves. Since “Walden; or, Life in the Woods” was published in 1854, this crank genius has been alternately held up as our greatest nature writer, the icon of American individualism, the firebrand dissenter, the sage of simplicity, the […]

For Northeast, a harsh vision of climate change

Boston Globe (subscription required) Richard Primack, College of Arts & Sciences The Northeast is bearing the brunt of climate change in the nation, assaulted by heat waves, torrential rains, and flooding that are the result of human action, according to a federal report released Tuesday… Expert quote: “The report highlights the enormous financial impacts that […]