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Climate, Culture

No More Eternity in an Hour: Gardening, Time and the Climate Crisis

No More Eternity in an Hour: Gardening, Time and the Climate Crisis


The dandelion’s rival grows tall, an iceberg in the border; its taproot matches the height of its spike of purple flower, each petal a new way to tell time. The group of lupins emerges every year in April – straggly, …

by × February 15, 2020 × 0 comments

Mining

Hollowed

Hollowed

“Hollowed” is a work of fiction based on true incidents/accidents pertaining to now banned rat hole mining practice followed in Meghalaya, a north eastern state of India. Still practiced illegally, it attracts and employs undocumented and poor workers from neighboring

by × November 21, 2019 × 6 comments

Agriculture, Human Landscape

Red Soil, Green Gold, Dark Secrets

Red Soil, Green Gold, Dark Secrets

 he bones of deceased Guaraní shamans used to decorate forest pockets in pre-colonial times, when Mata Atlântica, “The Atlantic Forest,” still stretched out its arms across South America. From modern-day northeastern Argentina to the southern Brazilian coast, the “Atlantic …

by × November 7, 2019 × 0 comments

Climate, Place, Poetry

Winter Waning

Winter Waning

Despite a warming climate, "there is still beauty even in this changing season."
by × February 12, 2019 × 1 comment

Energy, Oceans, Wind

Flipping the switch: A clean energy future for Brayton Point? (Part II)

Flipping the switch: A clean energy future for Brayton Point? (Part II)

With the retirement of the Brayton Point coal plant, can this former coal town redefine itself as an offshore wind energy hub?
by × January 24, 2019 × 1 comment

Energy, Oceans, Wind

Flipping the switch: A coal plant retirement and a community’s response (Part I)

Flipping the switch: A coal plant retirement and a community’s response (Part I)

With the retirement of the Brayton Point coal plant, can this former coal town redefine itself as an offshore wind energy hub?
by × January 23, 2019 × 0 comments