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Activism, Buildings, Place

Owned/Abandoned: The drastic difference between an owned and a vacant property. Imagine what could be if more houses were revitalized and made into homes.

Failing House: Rowhouses are meant to support each other. When one is demolished, it threatens the structural integrity of those around it. In this case, a neighboring house was demolished, the new external wall was left unreinforced, and a homeowner was left unsupported.

Playground: Leftover concrete sewer pipes were repurposed as playground equipment during the 1960's installation of inner block parks in West Baltimore.

Rowhouses & Lots: The view from an inner block park to the adjacent street wall through vacant lots. What causes these spaces in the first place? And who participates in, and benefits from, outside intervention?

Reclaim Harlem Park

Baltimore residents cultivate community power in place.
by × August 17, 2017 × 0 comments

Activism, Conservation, Indigenous Peoples

Carlos fishing in the bay of Santa Clara de Uchunya [PHOTO CREDIT: Sarah Sax]

Seguimos Luchando: We Will Continue Our Fight

Deep in the heart of the Peruvian Amazon, the encroachment of internationally-owned palm oil plantations on ancestral Shibipo lands inspires a village's resistance.
by × June 28, 2017 × 0 comments

Activism, Human Landscape, Indigenous Peoples, Print Edition

Sage Magazine 2017 Print Edition: Justice Out of Place

Sage Magazine 2017 Print Edition: Justice Out of Place

The 2017 Sage Magazine Editorial Board is excited to present the 2017 Print Edition: Justice Out of Place. In this year's print edition, we step into the communities on the frontlines of environmental conflict.
by × May 4, 2017 × 1 comment

Activism, Human Landscape, Place

Voices Underwater: Flint, Still in Search of Solutions

Voices Underwater: Flint, Still in Search of Solutions

Following a classroom study of the Flint water crisis, Meredith Brown meets and shares the stories of Flint residents at the Water Infrastructure Conference in Flint, Michigan in March 2017.
by × May 4, 2017 × 0 comments

Climate, Human Landscape, Out West

The Greywater Diaries

The Greywater Diaries

Sayd Randle explores a different perspective of California's water crisis: the stories of Los-Angeles based home greywater system installers.
by × April 27, 2017 × 0 comments

Human Landscape, Place, Technology

Searching for the Stars: Light Pollution in Puerto Rico

Searching for the Stars: Light Pollution in Puerto Rico

Javier A. Román-Nieves documents the night skies above Puerto Rico to encourage understanding of the consequences of light pollution on the environment and the planet.
by × April 14, 2017 × 0 comments