Working Waterfront

Ocean solutions, Commoner connection, and more

Ocean solutions To the editor: In October, Democrats in the U.S. House introduced a sweeping and comprehensive bill to address aspects of the climate crisis by focusing on the ocean. The Ocean-Based Climate Solutions Act (H.R. 8632) seeks to harness the ocean in the fight against climate change through seven… SEE MORE
Landslide

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‘Till the landslide brought me down

Landslide Susan Conley Early in season one of the FX series Fargo the ex-stripper Gina Hess says of her misbehaving teenage sons, “They’re wolves.” This appraisal came to mind near the beginning of Susan Conley’s fourth novel Landslide when the chief protagonist and narrator, Jillian Archer, uses the same animal… SEE MORE

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Our readers write… and they have opinions

Traps were ghost towns To the editor: As always, I enjoy reading the Island Institute’s stories. But the “Group works to recycle ‘ghost’ traps” in the September issue came close to home for me with an oft repeated “fact” that I know to be a misnomer, and so I’m driven to… SEE MORE