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The Windham Campbell Literature Prizewinners: Jim Crace

The Windham Campbell Literature Prizewinners: Jim Crace

SAGE talks about writing, politics, and environmentalism with three winners of the prestigious 2014 Windham Campbell Literature Prize.

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The Windham Campbell Literature Prizewinners: Noëlle Janaczewska

The Windham Campbell Literature Prizewinners: Noëlle Janaczewska

SAGE talks about writing, politics, and environmentalism with three winners of the prestigious 2014 Windham Campbell Literature Prize.

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Blogs, Summer 2014

Flash Flood in Moab

Flash Flood in Moab

On a road trip through the West, a flash flood leads Sarah Bardo to a new perspective on the power of water.

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Blogs, Summer 2014

A Spotted Dilemma

A Spotted Dilemma

In Samala, Kenya, Hasita Bhammar looks for ways to protect both local livelihoods and cheetah populations.

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Blogs, Summer 2014

A field assistant places a camera high in the Iskanderkul Pass, ideal snow leopard habitat. Photo by Tara Meyer.

Searching for the ghost cat in Tajikistan: Part Two

Tara Meyer and her team discover evidence of the snow leopard in Tajikistan’s Hissar Mountains.

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Blogs, Summer 2014

The Mystery of the MRF

The Mystery of the MRF

Ben Morelli visits a Material Recovery Facility in Austin, Texas, as part of a summer spent in pursuit of zero waste.

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Blogs, Summer 2014

Climate, Community, Biodiversity in Indonesia

Climate, Community, Biodiversity in Indonesia

Celine Lim travels to Indonesia’s Central Kalimantan, where the rapid expansion of palm oil is impacting the local environment and economy.

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Blogs, Summer 2014

Searching for the ghost cat in Tajikistan: Part One

Searching for the ghost cat in Tajikistan: Part One

Tara Meyer braves Tajikistan’s Hissar Mountains to conserve the elusive snow leopard.

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Blogs, Summer 2014

Meanwhile, in New Haven…

Meanwhile, in New Haven…

In her summer research, Sarah Barbo searches for links between nature and public health. These connections help make a new kind of business case for the environment: dramatic savings in health care costs.

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Blogs, Summer 2014

Dispatches from Inner Mongolia: Part One

Dispatches from Inner Mongolia: Part One

Colin Brown takes to the Inner Mongolian steppe, with an eye to the effects of climate change.

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Blogs, Summer 2014

Tourism and Change in the Bolivian Andes

Tourism and Change in the Bolivian Andes

In the Cordillera Apolobamba of western Bolivia, Kate Heller visits indigenous communities in the early stages of developing a tourist economy.

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Blogs, Summer 2014

Everything I Learned in Kindergarten

Everything I Learned in Kindergarten

Mercury, a tenaciously persistent element, doesn’t just go away. In towns along the Madre de Dios River in Peru, David Gonzalez is studying how gold mining puts public health at risk.

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At Yale

Discovering the Ghosts In Our Machine

Discovering the Ghosts In Our Machine

Uta Jürgens reflects on the links between environmental and animal welfare in her response to The Ghosts in Our Machine, which screened at Yale’s 2014 Environmental Film Festival.

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Agriculture, Culture

Photo by Oakley Originals/CC BY.

Who is Watching the Land?
Wendell Berry and the Resettling of America

The agrarian prophet discusses food, farming, and why he has hope.

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Culture

Tourist Trap

Tourist Trap

Gringo Trails, which screened at this month’s Environmental Film Festival at Yale, explores how tourist destinations can be both a blessing and a curse.

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