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Images of Loss: Mapping the Future Coast

Chitra , January 7th, 2022


By Sheehan Moore, CUNY § Ten miles south of New Orleans, on the West Bank of the Mississippi, the trees flanking both sides of Highway 3134 stop abruptly. A…


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What A 1993 Outbreak Can Tell Us About Interdisciplinary Approaches to Pandemic Preparedness by Rebecca Lynn Perez

Rebecca Lynn Perez , December 16th, 2021


In 1993, the Four Corners region of the Southwestern United States experienced an unknown virus outbreak that killed its victims within 48 hours. While the Centers for Disease…


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Learning from Desert Dwellers: Patty Limerick and C. J. Alvarez on Life in a Desert Nation

Sarah Soliz , November 3rd, 2021


Drought is now a way of life. As a result, argue Patty Limerick and C. J. Alvarez in their recent Washington Post article, people throughou…


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Dimitris Dalakoglou, Georgos Poulimenakos: The Past is on Fire: Wildfires, (Un)imagined Communities and the Shift to the Tourism of the 1%

focaal_admin , September 30th, 2021


In Greece, during the summer of 2021, we saw again a proliferation of wildfires that went on for days, like in 2020. While the climate change argument makes…


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A snapshot of contemporary indigenous life – with emphasis on Sámi perspectives

fstammle , September 8th, 2021


A new publication on Arctic Indigenous Peoples from The Sámi Council and German Arctic Office (at the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research) was…


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Arctic climate amplification and Siberia’s burning forests

fstammle , July 17th, 2021


Usually Arctic amplification is referred to as the reason why the Arctic is warming faster than the earth’s average, as the Arctic’s surface gets darker (due to less…


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Review: Animal, Vegetable, Junk

dsutton20 , June 15th, 2021


Mark Bittman. Animal, Vegetable, Junk: A History of food, From Sustainable to Suicidal. Houghton, Mifflin, Harcourt, Boston and New York: 2021.  ISBN: 9781328974624.  pp.364. Richard Zimmer (S…


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SAR Press Top Reads: Place, Environment, and Change

Sarah Soliz , June 11th, 2021


When life seems to be changing day by day, if not hour by hour, we look to sources of information that we have come to know and trust….


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The World Health Organization (WHO): A Problem of Trust

Maximilian C. Forte , May 25th, 2021


Over the past twenty years or so, what has been the record of the World Health Organization when it comes to major public health crises? Has the WHO…


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Ripple effects of global warming and climate change on American public health disparities

Soham Govande , May 3rd, 2021


Climate change is one of humanity’s most pressing obstacles this century. With longer summers and shortening coastlines, environmental changes are well-documented by scientists. However, environmenta…


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Climate Change and COVID-19: Online Learning and Experiments in Seeing the World Anew

Guest Contributor , May 1st, 2021


By Adam Fleischmann The site is easy to access. Just a short walk and I’m there, immediately confronted with two large rectangular windows. The large window up high…


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#BookReview: Just Transitions

Anna Bettini , February 15th, 2021


November 2018. A wave of nearly 300,000 women and men in yellow vests floods France. A protest without leaders or spokespersons, rises from the poorest regions affected by…


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Burnout

Clara del Junco , February 9th, 2021


Introduction: Why a zine? Clara del Junco and Mathilde Gerbelli-Gauthier In this post, we’re sharing some excerpts from Burnout: a zine about academia, travel, and climate change that…


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The Coastal Edge

Chelsea Horton , January 12th, 2021


New technologies are refortifying our coastlines against anthropogenic climate change, drawing our water edgelands near and making them tangible and perhaps valuable.  Edgelands, those ignored yet sym…


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People of the Bean

Chelsea Horton , January 8th, 2021


An heirloom bean club brings culinary community and diverse foodways to its legume lovers’ doors. Alubia Blanca, Good Mother Stallard, Vaquero, Eye of the Goat. Four times a…


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Beer Can Photography

Chelsea Horton , November 16th, 2020


In an age of digital technology, an experiment with pinhole cameras reveals a striking record of the sun’s daily path and a changing landscape in northern Sweden. Uffe…


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Gifting Water in a Climate-Impacted Megacity

Nazli Ozkan , July 27th, 2020


One hot summer afternoon in Ezbet Khariallah in June of 2018, I take a long slow drink out of an olla-style charitable water fountain, or sabil. The water…


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#Review: Animal Intimacies

Darcie De Angelo , July 3rd, 2020


In her book Animal Intimacies Radhika Govindrajan takes us through a series of human-animal relations in India’s Central Himalayas, the Kumaon division in the hills of Uttarakhand. Each…


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#Review: Animal Ethos

Christina Douglas , June 25th, 2020


Ethics, or moral philosophy, work with general principles of right and wrong, of just and unjust, of appropriate and inappropriate, which usually lean towards obscuring what may crop…


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Exclusive Video Interview with Leah Mata Fragua: Everyone and Everything Is a Teacher

Sarah Soliz , June 17th, 2020


Chumash dance dress, 2017. Collaboration between Leah Mata Fragua and Cara Romero. Photo courtesy of the artists. Story written by SAR edi…


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Permafrost thaw responsible for Norilsk oil spill, impacting indigenous fishing?

fstammle , June 6th, 2020


Talking to a friend in Se Yakha, at the shore of the Ob Bay close to the Kara Sea, I realised how far the consequences of the recent…


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Record early river-thaw in Siberia

fstammle , May 19th, 2020


The warm weather in Siberia seems to have led to an exceptionally early ice-thawing on Siberia’s major rivers. The specific of the river geography here is that all…


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Destination Anthropocene: An Interview with Amelia Moore

colinhoag , May 19th, 2020


Destination Anthropocene: Science and Tourism in The Bahamas By Amelia Moore, University of Rhode Island 216pp. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press § Colin Hoag spoke with Prof….


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The Vanishing Land: In Search of a Myth for Samothraki

colinhoag , May 12th, 2020


By Eleni Kotsira, University of St Andrews § It is an evening in the early days of August 2019. I am sitting at a café in an alleyway…


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