Interactive: The 9 most menacing plant diseases that threaten our favorite foods from bread to bananas to beer.
Graphic: We’ve all heard about GMOs, and how ‘scary’ they can be. But really, humans have been genetically modifying crops since the beginning of agriculture, Here’s how we’ve been doing it.
Interactive: Every year, some young sea turtles feeding in Cape Cod during the summer overstay their visit and get ‘cold-stunned’ as the water turns cold. This interactive graphic shows how biologists and doctors at the New England Aquarium nurse the turtles back to health after they’re rescued by volunteers.
Interactive: Rare earth metals and oxides are crucial materials for today’s devices from smartphones to flatscreens to wind turbines and car batteries. Visit California, China and India through the 1950s to 2010 and learn how over 90% of the global supply of rare earths ended up coming from a single country today.
This interactive was produced using Verite Timeline as an accompanying graphic for a short news piece that I wrote for Boston University News Service, Scientists Report First Step Away From Fertilizers. The graphic was designed to pull attention to all the good and the bad that synthetic fertilizers have done for humanity: helped to feed the…… Continue reading Industrial Nitrogen Fixation: A History Of Fertilizers
This graphic was produced as part of a large-scale multimedia project, Boston Agriculture, for my Online Journalism class with classmates Poncie Rutsch and Matthew Hardcastle. With two more classmates, we created the website, Boston Agriculture, covering the expansion of urban agriculture in Boston in spring 2013. This graphic is part of the Nuts and Bolts…… Continue reading Compost For Better Boston Soils