Human Landscape

Ecosystems, Fisheries, Human Landscape, Oceans

Scratch the Salmon, I’ll Have the Sea Robin

Scratch the Salmon, I’ll Have the Sea Robin

When will consumers figure out that locally-caught fluke and porgies are tastier than farmed and imported fish species?
by × August 17, 2012 × 0 comments

Conservation, Ecosystems, Human Landscape, Out West

Fed Up: Cultivating Elk and Acrimony in Wyoming

Fed Up: Cultivating Elk and Acrimony in Wyoming

Every winter, the state of Wyoming feeds thousands of wild elk to protect the animals against starvation. But are the feedgrounds keeping the herds alive, or dooming them –– and tearing apart human communities in the process?
by × August 13, 2012 × 1 comment

Climate, Ecosystems, Indigenous Peoples, Oceans

Workers split the latest harvest and attach half of it to new strands, effectively doubling the farmer’s crop.

Climate and the Coast: The Seaweed in Your Sandals

You've probably eaten seaweed, used it for walking, or taken it along with your morning vitamins.
by × August 7, 2012 × 0 comments

Ecosystems, Human Landscape, Indigenous Peoples, Out West

Talking Tongass: First Impressions from the Last Frontier

Talking Tongass: First Impressions from the Last Frontier

After several weeks of traveling, I’ve finally arrived in Sitka, Alaska, where I'm working with the US Forest Service in the Tongass National Forest.
by × July 24, 2012 × 1 comment

Human Landscape, Indigenous Peoples

Perspectives from the People’s Land: When the Cree Say No

Perspectives from the People’s Land: When the Cree Say No

Ed. note: This is the third installment in Perspectives from the People’s Land, Naomi Heindel’s blog about her summer research in James Bay, Quebec. Follow the links to check out Part 1 and Part 2.

What does it mean …

by × July 23, 2012 × 1 comment

Actions, Activism, Human Landscape, Indigenous Peoples

National police patrol the streets of Cajamarca on the fourth of July.

Conga No Va: Peruvians Die in Gold Mine Protests

Protests against a planned gold mine in Cajamarca, Peru, turned violent last week, resulting in five deaths. The conflict pits American mining giant Newmont against locals who claim that the mine will poison their water and destroy their livelihoods. FES' own Vrinda Manglik was in Peru to witness the protests.
by × July 10, 2012 × 1 comment