Northwest Science Writers Association Jan. 27: Can Humor Help Fight Misinformation About Science?When someone shares misinformation, should we be furious — or try to be funny? Join us Thurs., Jan. 27 at 5:00 p.m. for a lively discussion with experts from academia, journalism, and comedy writing. Sign up to join NSWA 2022 Party and Annual Member MeetingJoin us on March 10 for an evening of cocktails and campfires, writing awards, and celebrating community safely. Register now Book Talk: Healing Landscapes With Indigenous ScienceOn Tuesday, November 30, we gathered for a discussion with Indigenous environmental scientist Dr. Jessica Hernandez about her new book on why western conservationism isn’t working and what Indigenous models can offer. Watch the Recording The Craft and Humor of Science Writing With Mary RoachWatch our recent Zoom conversation with “America’s funniest science writer” Mary Roach that took place Wednesday, October 20. Watch the recording Congrats to our 2021 Career Development Award winners!NSWA is pleased to announce that independent journalists Robin Donovan and Britany Robinson will receive funding to advance their science communication careers. Learn more COVID-19 Coverage and Economic Resources for NSWA MembersNSWA is supporting its members during this public health emergency by collecting resources to help those writing about the pandemic and those suffering economic hardship from its consequences. Go to the Resource List #nswasciwire – Recent work by our members #nswasciwire Golard: Thinking Errors In his first book, “A Field Guide to Thinking Errors: Using Neuroscience to Classify, Avoid, and Exploit Our Biases,” André... READ MORE Berkowitz: Cell Network Rain Data For the American Physical Society’s Physics magazine, Rachel Berkowitz explains how cellular networks can offer critical... READ MORE Steinberg: Plastic in Whale Diets Nancy Steinberg writes about a new scientific partnership to investigate connections between human-made debris, zooplankton... READ MORE Mapes: Skagit Dams For The Seattle Times, Lynda Mapes (@lyndavmapes) writes that Seattle City Light is seeking to relicense three... READ MORE Grunbaum: Whale Barnacles Few scientists study the mysterious barnacles that live only on whales, but Mara Grunbaum (@maragrunbaum) takes us into... READ MORE JOIN OR RENEW Are you a science communicator in the Pacific Northwest? Consider joining. We have monthly events, feature member writing and more.