The Science of Sustainability

Kerry Grens

Kerry Grens

Kerry Grens has been a health and science reporter at WHYY since 2007, filing stories for radio, tv and web. Her radio career began through a AAAS fellowship at KUNC in Colorado, and Kerry has since worked as a reporter at New Hampshire Public Radio and The Scientist magazine. Her stories have appeared on NPR, Marketplace, Voice of America and in Nature magazine, and she is a regular contributor to Reuters Health. Kerry's reporting has earned numerous awards from state chapters of the Society of Professional Journalists and the AP Broadcasters Association. Kerry has a bachelors degree in biology from Loyola University Chicago and a master's degree in biological sciences from Stanford University.

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Rendezvous With Horseshoe Crabs

Rendezvous With Horseshoe Crabs

They're more closely related to spiders and scorpions than to crabs. Each spring, thousands of horseshoe crabs mate on the shores of the Delaware Bay.

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Revisiting Mandatory Recycling

Revisiting Mandatory Recycling

Until very recently Philadelphians recycled a dismal five-percent of their trash. But all that began to change a few years ago when the city stepped up its mandatory recycling program and cracked down on violators.

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