Testimony for NMFS Hearing/Navy Sonar

My name is Dick Russell, and I am a journalist who has specialized in writing about ocean-related issues for nearly twenty years. In the course of researching my latest book, “Eye of the Whale,” which will be published in August by Simon & Schuster, I interviewed a number of scientific experts on acoustics and marine […]

The Movement for Restorative Justice

It’s a warm weekend not far south of Boston. Behind the thirty-foot walls of the Massachusetts Correctional Institution’s Norfolk prison – the state’s largest, with some 1,500 inmates – five men stand together facing a crowded auditorium. A large banner at the back reads: “Building safer communities inside the prison and beyond the walls of […]