ecosystem http://ripr.org en Ticks, disease, and the environment http://ripr.org/post/ticks-disease-and-environment <p>This week, we’re all about Block Island here on RIPR. It’s the focus of our annual “<a href="http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/wrni/news.newsmain?action=section&amp;SECTION_ID=9788">One Square Mile</a>” series, where we bring you stories on a variety of angles about one particular part of Rhode Island. As we started exploring this beautiful island, it became clear to me that one of the biggest health stories is how ticks have come to be such a menace. So, I invite you to listen to the three stories I’ve reported about the problem:</p> Tue, 04 Sep 2012 04:00:00 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 8301 at http://ripr.org