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Articles by Ashley Braun

Ashley Braun is Grist's News Producer and (unofficially) its Official Puntificator. She's also a science nerd, a lazy runner, an organic container gardener, and an accidental "expert" on topics like cross-country relationships and social media.

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  • On battling (plastic) bottled-up rage

    My favorite surprise gift this past Christmas was an aluminum water bottle from my older brother, the family member I’d vote as “most likely to make fun of me for being an environmentalist.” After all, when I emailed the family my Christmas list with hopes of secondhand books and recycled running gear, he replied saying, […]

  • Still time to vote for Gristmill in 2008 Weblog Awards

    You didn’t know Gristmill was a candidate for something? Right, and I suppose next you’ll tell me that you were paying attention to some other voting thing-y going on. Well, chill. There’s still time to elect Gristmill as the Best Tropical Topical Blog in the 2008 Weblog Awards. But only until tomorrow night, Friday, Jan. […]

  • Vote for Gristmill in the 8th Annual Weblog Awards

    This is for all you loyal readers out there who turn to Gristmill, day in and day out, for your recommended daily intake of leafy green commentary. Actually, this is a shameless plug for anyone who kinda sorta likes and/or reads Grist/Gristmill. Give a little bloggy love in return by nominating Grist’s own blog, Gristmill, […]

  • What everyone’s saying about Grist’s new book, Wake Up and Smell the Planet

    Unless you’ve been living under a rock lately, I’m sure you’ve been hearing over and over again all the glowing praises for Grist’s slick new book, Wake Up and Smell the Planet: The Non-Pompous, Non-Preachy Grist Guide to Greening Your Day. What? You’ve never even heard of it? That must be an awfully nice rock […]