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Stories by Melanie Lenart

Extreme Digging

I thought I was leaving the extremes of the southwestern desert behind as I traveled to the so-called temperate climate of the Midwest and the balmy tropics of Puerto Rico.

August 13, 2012 — Melanie Lenart

A River Rams through It: Argentina s Rio Nuevo Portends Problems to Come in South America

Mention Argentina to someone outside of the country, and chances are the discussion will turn to the mouth-watering quality of the beef. I heard all kinds of recommendations about enjoying this Argentinian delicacy when I was preparing to travel to this South American country.Yet once there, I learned that Argentinian ranchers have been fading from the landscape in recent decades, much like their U.S...

April 10, 2012 — Melanie Lenart
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Scientific American Unlimited

Scientific American Unlimited