Author Archives: Jeff Miller

Alaska’s Bristol Bay just had the largest sockeye salmon run on record, and the second-largest harvest on record

“When men yield up the priviledge of thinking, the last shadow of liberty quits the horizon.” Thomas Paine       It’s September, 2018, and Nature is booming and burgeoning… Read more »

“the International Union for Conservation of Nature” wants to end awarding world records for endangered fish.

“Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past.” George Orwell, from “1984“, 1949   “Angling group assails study calling for end to some world… Read more »

The American public’s trust level in pharmaceutical companies fell 13% from 2017 to 2018, dropping down to 38%.

“The essential act of the Party is to use conscious deception while retaining the firmness of purpose that goes with complete honesty.” George Orwell, from “1984“, 1949   March 24, 2018 – Antidepressants saved me… Read more »

The current Michigan state record Black Buffalo sucker fish, from 2018, was 40% larger than the record fish from 2004.

“My name is Sherlock Holmes. It is my business to know what other people do not know.” From “The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle“, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, 1892… Read more »

The instrument (the telescreen, it was called) could be dimmed, but there was no way of shutting it off completely.”

“Inside the flat a fruity voice was reading out a list of figures which had something to do with the production of pig-iron. The voice came from an oblong metal… Read more »