Reading newspapers on a train.

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Phil, aquaculture, and electric vehicles

Priceless Phil To the editor: Being a long-time admirer of Phil Crossman’s, I almost croaked with surprise and, ultimately, uproarious laughter at reading his Observer column in the July issue (“Remembering that first kiss”). This man is priceless. I do hope that he will be able to share other stories… SEE MORE
One fishermen uses a skiff to tow a skiff with another fisherman in the Fox Islands Thorofare.

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Editor’s note: The guest column published in the December/January issue—“Media is responsible for ‘eco anxiety,’” by Mark Preston—generated reader reaction ranging from outrage to support. For the record, the newspaper and its publisher, the Island Institute, believe climate change is human-induced, but we were willing to print an argument contrary… SEE MORE

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Radicals, rivers, and other useful information

Giving thanks works To the editor: I really connected with Barbara Fernald's piece on “tacking toward the positives” in life (Cranberry Report, November issue). Her physiological explanation for the seasonal disorder is easy to understand and logical. Her strategies to look around at what is available to all of us,… SEE MORE