Connecticut

Conflict & Justice

How Finland Handles School Shootings

Residents of Newtown, Connecticut, have responded to last week's massacre with an outpouring of grief and solidarity. The response mirrors the way communities around the globe respond to violence, regardless of country and culture.

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Robins and West Nile Virus

The primary hosts for the West Nile Virus are not people; they're birds. Now, scientists are looking at the role the American Robin plays in spreading the virus.

A Place Called Home

Three generations of women from one family came together to write a poem about their New England lake house. And, this year, their poem was chosen as the winner of the EPA's Rachel Carson Sense of Wonder contest.

Slip-sliding Away

The river otter is an uncommon sight in Southern New England. But writer Mark Seth Lender is patient and, some twenty years after first glimpsing an otter, he was surprised and thrilled to see another.

A Place Called Home

Three generations of women from the same family have woven together three different poems about their lake house in Connecticut ?and their blended poem won the EPA's Rachel Carson Sense of Wonder Contest.