Award-Winning Writer

Jim Morrison writes about the environment, travel, the arts, and business. His stories have appeared in numerous publications including Smithsonian, The New York Times, and National Wildlife.

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Greenwall article
Smithsonian Magazine

The “Great Green Wall” Didn't Stop Desertification, but it Evolved Into ...

The “Great Green Wall” Didn't Stop Desertification,...

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Glass Quarterly Hot Sheet

Command Performance: Glass on the World Stage

Charlotte Potter, the glass studio's manager and programming director, created these Third Thursdays. They marry the magic of glass making, the hypnotic appeal of the campfire and a touch of Warholian whimsy set to music.

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Rafting Through Time — Medium

A six-day journey on the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon in words and pictures.

Baseball20001 article

Rounding Home

How David Wright, B.J. Upton and Justin Upton were groomed for the major leagues.

Smncpotters article

Fired With Finesse

How North Carolina potters revived a tradition. Published in Smithsonian magazine.

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Smithsonian Magazine

Can You Put A Price Tag On Nature? Actually, Yes | Science ...

Can You Put A Price Tag On Nature? Actually, Yes | ...

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Private Clubs

The Wild Kingdom

Zambia provides a unique opportunity for walking safaris and uncrowded viewing.

Deforest article
Smithsonian Magazine

Did Deforestation Contribute to Zika's Spread? | Science | Smithsonian

Did Deforestation Contribute to Zika's Spre...

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Smithsonian Magazine

Living Bacteria Are Riding Earth's Air Currents

The high-flying microbes can travel across the globe, spreading disease or even changing climates...

Polarbear cub article
National Wildlife

The Incredible Shrinking Polar Bears

In Canada's Hudson Bay, a long-term study confirms they are losing weight and bearing fewer cubs as global warming melts away their icy habitat. Is this a preview of what other populations of polar bears will soon be facing?...

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Smithsonian Magazine

The True Story of the Monuments Men

Without the work of these curators and professors, tens of thousands of priceless works of art would have been lost to the world forever...

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Jason Isbell Savors the Time to Dig Deep | Semi-Regular Raves 'n' Rants

Jason Isbell Savors the Time to Dig Deep | Semi-Reg...

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Virginia Living

Woman in a Glass Skin

Potter’s dances with glass often yield surprising insights, even to her. Her projects mirror the medium. They’re fragile and strong, transparent and opaque, layered stories promising revelations if you’re willing to peer deeper.

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Smithsonian Magazine

How the U.S. Army Saved Our National Parks

History, Travel, Arts, Science, People, Places | Sm...