Dan Shafer

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Amazon deforestation reduced by nearly 84%, Brazil says

Teixeira said the country "reached 76 percent of its voluntary deforestation reduction goal in the Amazon as agreed in Copenhagen in 2009," referring …

Vilsack: Farmers Must Respond To Rising Temperatures

The political debate over the causes of climate change will go on. And on.<p>But as far as Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is concerned, farmers, foresters and ranchers need to respond right now to the impact of climate change on their businesses.<p>"This problem is not going to go away on its own," …

Apple Does Evil, Tax-Wise

The New York Times today broke a story that is not itself a surprise but which clearly paints Apple with a pretty dark, sticky brush as a gigantic …

This Is What Happens When Publishers Invest In Long Stories

By Chris Dannenlong Read<p>As web publishers we’re obsessed with analytics. Any strategy that moves the needle gets our attention. So you can imagine my …

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How to mark up subheadings, subtitles, alternative titles and taglines

If you don’t already know, the hgroup element is obsolete in HTML5.<p>Advice is now provided in the HTML spec on how to mark up subheadings, subtitles, …

Microsoft reportedly trying to buy Nook ebook ecosystem for $1 billion

<i>TechCrunch</i> is reporting that Microsoft is trying to buy the Nook ebook and device ecosystem — for $1 billion. According to documents <i>TechCrunch</i> has obtained, Redmond hopes to buy the digital assets of Nook Media LLC; that's the Barnes & Noble subsidiary behind the ebook business, as well as the Nook …