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Blue twilight may trigger spawning synchrony of corals

Corals are well known mass spawners. Many corals manage to emit eggs and sperm into water on the same evenings of the year; some coordinate the releases to within 20 minutes of each other, even though miles apart. Researchers have noted that on nights after a full moon, when the moon lags below the...

Egg Producer Agreement Shows the Value in Mediation

By Todd J. Janzen, Partner, Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP A recent NPR story provided a good synopsis of how the United Egg Producers (United Egg) and the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) came together to resolve their differences. Rather than spend millions of dollars fighting years...