• We must recommit to national parks, America’s cathedrals

    By Jonathan B. Jarvis Jonathan B. Jarvis is Director of the National Park Service. [Editors Note:  This editorial originally appeared in the Washington Post on August 24, 2016] In 1914, Stephen Mather, a wealthy director of a borax mining company in California, observed the deteriorating conditions of some of America’s national parks and wrote a […]

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  • Editorial: Embrace group’s effort to bring high-speed broadband to Stark

    The Herbert W. Hoover Foundation was the initial funder of a study for broadband access and feasibility in Stark County.  This editorial originally appeared in the Canton Repository on August 21, 2016. By The Repository Editorial Board August 21. 2016 7:45AM Earlier this month, Fairlawn began constructing its FairlawnGig network in neighborhoods across the city. The […]

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  • Is That Real Tuna in Your Sushi? Now, a Way to Track That Fish

    [Editors Note:  This article originally appeared in the NY Times on August 13, 2016] AUGUST 13, 2016 By CLAIRE MARTIN “Most people don’t think data management is sexy,” says Jared Auerbach, owner of Red’s Best, a seafood distributor in Boston. Most don’t associate it with fishing, either. But Mr. Auerbach and a few other seafood entrepreneurs […]

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  • Margaret Goodro named to Lead Biscayne National Park

    NATIONAL PARK SERVICE News Release       Release Date: August 8, 2016 ATLANTA – The National Park Service has selected Margaret L. Goodro to lead Biscayne National Park as its next superintendent. Goodro replaces Brian Carlstrom, who left the position in November 2015 to serve in a Deputy Associate Director position in the Washington, […]

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  • Foundation Grantee is Runner-Up for the 2016 Indianapolis Prize

    [Editors Note:  Dr. Amanda Vincent was a runner-up in this competition.  Dr. Vincent is a recent recipient of a grant from the Herbert W. Hoover Foundation, focusing on Seahorse Distribution and Marine Conservation in Biscayne National Park. By Matt Adams, Web Producer Note:  This article was originally published on cbs4indy.com INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Carl Jones […]

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  • The biggest coral reef in the continental U.S. is dissolving into the ocean

    By Chelsea Harvey  May 4th, 2016 The long-suffering Florida coral reef tract — the largest reef in the continental U.S. and third-largest barrier reef ecosystem in the world — may have bigger problems than anyone thought, according to new research from the University of Miami and Florida International University. Scientists have discovered that part of the […]

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  • Climate Change Special Report from the University of Miami

    April 26, 2016 – For Immediate Release From the Desk of University of Miami President Julio Frenk, M.D., Ph.D.: “Knowing that issues related to the environment are important to you, I wanted to share a new University of Miami Climate Change Special Report. This is an area where the University of Miami is uniquely positioned […]

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  • Cuyahoga Valley park seeking scientists, volunteers for May 20-21 2016 BioBlitz

    [Editors Note:  this article originally appeared on ohio.com on April 25, 2016] By Bob Downing Beacon Journal staff writer The Cuyahoga Valley National Park is preparing to inventory its flora and fauna on May 20-21, and it needs lots of help. More than 80 local scientists and 1,200 volunteers are expected to participate in the […]

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  • Unnatural Selection What will it take to save the world’s reefs and forests?

    [Editors Note:  This article originally appreared in The New Yorker for the April 18, 2016 issue] By Elizabeth Kolbert Ruth Gates fell in love with the ocean while watching TV. When she was in elementary school, she would sit in front of “The Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau,” mesmerized. The colors, the shapes, the diversity […]

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  • [Editors Note:  This article originally appeared in the Canton Repository on January 29, 2016] January 29, 2016 By Jessica Holbrook A group of students launched the Garage — officially the Walsh University Innovation Center — this week. Housed in the back of the Katherine Drexel House, the innovation center gives students the space to turn […]

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