New Orleans is, more and more, embracing development that is both environmentally and socially sustainable as it continues to rebuild from Hurricane Katrina.
I remain determined to visit all of the 175 state parks, trails and historic sites in Florida. In December, I officially crossed the three-digit threshold, and my current total stands at 101.
The last thing anyone expects in paradise are GMO testing sites. And yet, vast swaths of the southern part of Kaua’i are becoming just that: open-aired laboratories for some biotech companies.
As we start to acutely feel the negative effects of outdated regulatory policies (and sometimes simply a lack thereof), its time to push for change.
On a trip to Mexico, Jill Hamilton (MEM’18) got a chance to see the economic, environmental and socially-sustainable fishing practices being used by a Yucatan fishing cooperative.
From country to country and people to people, a reverence for the land was instilled into each culture.
For a developing country of 5 million people, Costa Rica’s environmental policies include spectacular feats of long-term thinking and a dedicated commitment to the future.
Jill Hamilton tells the story of a diving trip to Cozumel, Mexico, for a weeklong coral reef biology course.
As an undergraduate senior eager to capitalize on my last few classes, I was drawn into this concept of meditation. Mindfulness took front and center, but it was not in my efforts to tame my wandering mind that I became so cognizant of the present. Rather, it was in my effort to become a “skilled” environmental major that an awareness of the present took hold.