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.
Last Drop: An Update on the Cape Town Water Crisis
With environmental news perpetually disheartening, the tragedy that struck Cape Town filled me not with discouragement nor worry, but rather hope.
Environmental Podcasts: Take a Listen
From walking to class to driving cross-country to the many long plane rides that lay ahead of me, I have found that music can only entertain for so long. The written word, visual art andContinue reading
Chronicles of a Cross-Country Road Trip
Graduation meant the beginning of a cross-country road trip back to California taking in the national parks, quirky attractions and more.
Hope: Environmental Full Frame Films
April in Durham means Full Frame. Earlier on in the month, I had the opportunity to attend the documentary film festival and call the Carolina Theater my second home for the weekend. Hundreds of filmmakers,Continue reading
A North Carolinian Naturalist: Nicolette Cagle
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.
Yucatan: An Environmental Culture
To make a place feel like home, it requires two things — culture and history. Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula certainly has a wealth of both.
Great Pacific Garbage Patch Growth
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.
Keep the land in
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.
The Last Drop
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.