John Barry is a NY Times best-selling writer whose books have won literally dozens of awards. He is the only non-scientist ever to win one particular honor from the National Academy of Sciences, and in 2005 the New York Public Library named his book Rising Tide one of the 50 best books of the preceding 50 years. His books also got him directly in public policy. His website is www.johnmbarry.com Today we talk about the coastal wetlands of Louisiana.
February is Teen Dating Prevention month. The incidence of physical, sexual, psychological and emotional abuse that occurs in teen dating relationships is on the rise. In fact 1in 3 teens are victims of relationship abuse of one kind or another. When are adults and our educational institutions going to take this problem seriously and implement ongoing substantial preventative relationship education programs instead of continually lamenting the problem after the fact? Also, listen to what Beatty has to say about Hillary Clinton and what Canada is doing in the schools to educate children as young as 5 about relationships!