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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Smithsonian Magazine

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

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

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...

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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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Smithsonian Magazine

How the U.S. Army Saved Our National Parks

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

Mamanteo article
Smithsonian Magazine

Back to Basics: Saving Water the Old-Fashioned Way | Science ...

Back to Basics: Saving Water the Old-Fashioned Way ...

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Smithsonian Magazine

75 Years of the Blue Ridge Parkway

Winding its way through Appalachia, the scenic road is the result of workers and politicians who blazed the trail in the 1930s...

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Smithsonian Magazine

Commemorating 100 Years of the RV

For almost as long as there have been automobiles, recreational vehicles have been traversing America...

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Smithsonian Magazine

Air Pollution Goes Back Way Further Than You Think

Thousands of years ago, humans were adding lead fumes and other pollutants to the air...

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Smithsonian Magazine

The Little League World Series’ Only Perfect Game

In 1957, Mexico’s scrawny players overcame the odds to become the first foreign team to win the Little League World Series...

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Smithsonian Magazine

Where the Blues Was Born

At Dockery Farms, the original bluesmen created a sound that would become legendary...

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Smithsonian Magazine

Baseball’s Glove Man

For 28 years, Bob Clevenhagen has designed the custom gloves of many of baseball’s greatest players...

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Smithsonian Magazine

The Early History of Football’s Forward Pass

The forward pass was ridiculed by college football’s powerhouse teams only to be proved wrong by Pop Warner and his Indians...