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.
Graduation meant the beginning of a cross-country road trip back to California taking in the national parks, quirky attractions and more.
Nicolette Cagle is a Nicholas School lecturer, environmental writer and naturalist. She sees the world through bud scars and leaf shapes. Woody plant species and scientific tree names are her second tongue. She is the tree lady of Durham.
To make a place feel like home, it requires two things — culture and history. Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula certainly has a wealth of both.
The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is larger than France, 16 times bigger than originally thought. Our addiction to plastic is growing and we are paying the price.
On a recent road trip to Folly Beach, I found the realities of Hurricane Irma and rising sea levels not in class, but on a small boat weaving its way through the South Carolina waterways.
After three consecutive years of drought, Day Zero, the day water sources are officially predicted to run out, fast approaches in Cape Town, South Africa.
I often find that a personal connection to the lands that we so often speak of is best translated through poetry.