Michael Conathan

Fish on Fridays: Omega 3s vs. Mercury—Is Seafood Good for You?

The following piece was originally published by the Center for American Progress. It seems there’s a never-ending see-saw battle in scientific research about certain consumables. Red wine will decrease incidence of cardiovascular disease! No it won’t. Dark chocolate ...

Oil and Ice – The Risks of Drilling in Alaska’s Arctic Ocean

Earlier this year, it seemed almost a foregone conclusion that Royal Dutch Shell would begin drilling for oil in the Arctic Ocean off Alaska’s North Slope. Since then, a litany of factors including difficulty handling its drilling rigs, failure ...