I am the first Durham MEM student set to participate in what will hopefully grow into a strong reciprocal exchange with Duke’s sister school in Kunshan, China.
For Rose Abejero, a poet and environmentalist, livelihoods are not only the cause of destruction but the reason for protection. She’s just one example of the many perspectives that have reshaped my own this summer.
Although untouched remains a myth and pristine has ceased to exist, the remote stunning nature of the African wilderness is what draws people near and far. The ubiquity of plastic is not something new.
With environmental news perpetually disheartening, the tragedy that struck Cape Town filled me not with discouragement nor worry, but rather hope.
Over a similar lifetime, electric vehicles emit about 10-24% less greenhouse warming potential than conventional vehicles