Open water swimming in Bogue Sound has led to a more wholehearted appreciation for my coastal surroundings and community. When Hurricane Florence flushed debris and polluted waters into the sound this September, cutting our swim season short, it hurt to see the aftermath.
I was excited to to visit a local Foxconn manufacturing facility, which offered a glimpse into the world of heavy industry (and related policy issues) that helped draw me toward coming to China.
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Attending a screening of the documentary “Into the Okavango” at the San Francisco Green Film Festival transported me back to the Okavango.
My inspiration for wanting to discuss the Duke Environment student experience grew from my personal feelings of inadequacy and fraudulence. That’s right, I am a PhD student suffering from Imposter Syndrome.
The idea of tight connections between human activity, the natural world and the changing health of both is at the core of the field of Planetary Health, a relatively new field of study in which I am taking a course this semester at DKU.
The rising loss of such gentle giants has sparked a new form of innovation—conservation technology.
When we insist on shared values and universal human experiences, we erase these productive differences and cripple the potential for equitable collaboration.
Everyone I have met at Kunshan, staff and students alike, has been extremely helpful, sympathetic, and generous. I couldn’t have navigated the past week without that generosity, and that is humbling.
I not only survived the functional anarchy in India, but embraced it. The beauty of India is that things always find a way of working out even when it seems impossible.