News from the Primack Lab


The American Scholar

Scientists Warm up to Thoreau



The Emily Rooney Show, National Public Radio

Ask the Professor - Pollen



New York Times Op-Ed, by Richard Primack,

Abe Miller-Rushing and Becca Stadtlander

Early Bloomers


Boston Globe

Spring frost could doom early blooms


The Guardian

Scientists use Thoreau's journal notes to track climate change


PBS NewsHour

Why Do Leaves Change Color?


Associated Press, ABC News

Scientists Seek to Document Later Fall Colors


Boston Globe

Ecology: Thoreau-ly different at Walden Pond


Discovery News

How climate is changing Walden Pond -by John D. Cox

Other articles:

When success spell defeat -By Steve Bradt

Flower Power -By Roberta Kwok

Invasive plants spreading as climate warms -By Sacha Pfeiffer

Another change taking place at Walden Pond -By Carolyn Y. Johnson, Boston Globe

Invasive plants are beneficiaries of climate change in Thoreau's woods -Science Daily

Romanticism undone: Invasive species, global warming taking toll on plants at Thoreau's Walden Pond -by John Platt, Scientific American

Plant species invade Walden Pond -by Julie R. Barzilay, The Harvard Crimson

Invasive species thriving in period of climate change -Environmental News Today

Troubling toll in Thoreau's backyard by Billy Baker, The Boston Globe

Thoreau is rediscovered as a climatologist by Cornelia Dean, The New York Times

Another Thoreau Lesson by Robert Lee Hotz, Wall Street Journal

Teaming up with Thoreau by Michelle Nijhuis, Smithsonian Magazine

Walden Warming by T. Edward Nickens, National Wildlife Magazine

Walden Pond and Global Warming -Christian Science Monitor

Conservation biologist Richard Primack, at work in Minute Man National Historical Park in Concord - BU Today

Old photos, Thoreau journals, document changing New England spring, from blueberries to apples - by Seth Borenstein, Associated Press

Global phenomenon in your back yard - by Abraham Miller-Rushing and Richard Primack, The Boston Globe

Family albums highlight climate change: Experts turn to old notebooks and photos to press home global warming message - by Michael Hopkin, NatureNews

Citizens as amateur scientistis: New England naturalists to help assess impacts of climate change - by Mason Inman, NatureNews

Hot stuff: Global-warming study looks local - by Greg Cook, The Phoenix