George Black has written for The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, The Nation,The National Law Journal, and many other publications. He is currently articles editor ofOnEarth magazine, a publication of the National Resources Defense Council (NRDC). Black is also author of The Trout Pool Paradox (Houghton Mifflin, April 2004).
EUSTIS'S INNOVATIVE use of heat had the effect of turning bamboo a deep, dark brown, right to the core, and his neighbor and onetime partner soon began advertising rods of the same color. But Fred Thomas's "Mahogany" model only looked the same. "The Mahogany rod was just stained brown on the outside," Streamer [Bill Abrams] said. "It took Thomas another...