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KING5 "Live at Five" focuses on Value Village in an interview on this thrift-store chain. "Two years ago, the nonprofit media organization InvestigateWest published a series of articles about Value Village that brought to light some of the activities that [WA. State Attorney General] Bob Ferguson's suit seeks to end. The reporter who wrote those stories -- Francesca Lyman -- joined KING 5's Amanda Grace and David Espinosa-Hall to talk about what her reporting found."
The Greenhouse Trap: What We're Doing to the Atmosphere and How We Can Slow Global Warming (World Resources Institute Guide to the Environment): Francesca Lyman: 9780807085035:
The Greenhouse Trap: What We're Doing to the Atmosphere and How We Can Slow Global Warming (A World Resources Institute Guide to the Environment)---If it's not already here, signs are that climate change may come soon. What will global warming mean for all of us who share the planet? How will it affect our health, our food supply, and the plant and animal species around us? How does our present way of life damage the atmosphere-and what can we do now to make a difference?
"Into the Porcupine Cave and Other Odysseys: Essays from an Occasional Naturalist" by William W. Warner National Geographic Society, $25 -------------------------------
Long before killer whales were petted and cheered in aquarium shows, William W. Warner found himself "looking straight into the eye" of an orcinus orca while wading along a rocky beach off the coast of Tierra del Fuego in the 1940s.
The orca wasn't then known for a cuddly disposition, so he yield...
Francesca Lyman’s investigation of a for-profit thrift store chain which does more than $1.2 billion in business a year, while masquerading as a charity, has won an Arlene Award for Writing that Makes a Difference. The award comes from the American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA), which honors outstanding nonfiction work produced on a freelance basis each year.
The story was reported for InvestigateWest with support from the Fund for Investigative Journalism.
ASJA is the professiona...
The journals of the scientists, artists, and filmmakers on expedition to a remote rain forest in Central Africa, home to Baka pygmies, gorillas, elephants and 200 foot trees.
“I pray to God that, as a country, in the event of another terrorist attack, God forbid, we as an agency would be equipped to get the data analyzed and posted to the public,” EPA Acting Administrator Marianne Horinko told MSNBC in an exclusive interview. “All that was a huge challenge to us on 9/11 — coordinating communication among agencies, following incident command. God forbid there is a dirty bomb. I hope everyone knows their battle stations.”
In the early days and weeks of t...
Susan Kroll wasn't squeamish about installing a rain barrel. Having lived in Thailand, where huge, impressive rain jars abound as part of an ancient tradition of capturing water from the sky, she hardly worried about turning her home into a scene out of Dogpatch, adorned with an old oak barrel rotting amid algae and mosquitoes.
After moving to the Pacific Northwest, she grabbed the chance to install a new 55-gallon plastic cistern in the home she rented, finding rain harvesting no less appeal...
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Kevin Alter ’85: associate dean for graduate programs, Sid W. Richardson Centennial Professor of Architecture; director of the Summer Academy in Architecture; and associate director of the Center for American Architecture and Design at The Universi...