ARTICLES BY Sally Jackson

  • August 1, 2003
  • Ursa major: lumbering among the grasses. Barry Gilbert.
    October 1, 2002
    A male grizzly bear, weighing around 1,100 pounds, ambles into the Brooks River in Katmai National Park, Alaska, and catches twenty-three salmon in just an hour and a half. These are tired, spawned-out salmon drifting downstream in late autumn; nevertheless, they weigh a good five or six pounds each.
  • October 1, 2002
    One line on the directory board upstairs in the Phytotron Building reads "Jonathan Karr DEVIL." But instead of being fiery hot, the room it sends you to is remarkably cold. There a group of large, sleek machines hum and buzz as they process samples of soil, plants, water, and other material collected in scientific experiments around the world.
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