The deer population in Boston suburbs is exploding to levels threatening our forests. Now, the state is asking humans to become their predators

The Boston Globe: The deer population in Boston suburbs is exploding to levels threatening our forests. Now, the state is asking humans to become their predators. https://www.bostonglobe.com/2021/11/24/metro/prevalence-deer-bostons-suburbs-shows-no-signs-slowing-what-if-anything-can-be-done/

Maine issues ‘do not eat’ advisory for deer harvested near PFAS contaminated fields 

The state says deer taken in the Fairfield area have high levels of PFAS, the ‘forever chemicals’ that pose potential health risks.

Source: Maine issues ‘do not eat’ advisory for deer harvested near PFAS contaminated fields in Somerset County

No One Who Hears Them Is Left Unaffected: Soundscape Ecologist Bernie Krause

artnet News: ‘No One Who Hears Them Is Left Unaffected’: Musician and Ecologist Bernie Krause on Turning the Sounds of Nature Into Art. https://news.artnet.com/art-world/bernie-krause-cartier-great-animal-orchestra-2037737

Why I Don’t Like Labeling My Autistic Child as a “Special Blessing”

My son was diagnosed with autism several months after we arrived in the United States. However, the whole process began in the Dominican Republic, where he was born and where I lived for more than 20 years.

Source: Why I Don’t Like Labeling My Autistic Child as a “Special Blessing”