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Activism, Conservation, Ecosystems, Out West, Print Edition

Ten Sleep

Ten Sleep

For an audio version, here is Jesse reading the piece on his Yonder Lies Podcast.

On a hot day in the summer of 2018, I woke up to red and blue lights saturating the white dolomite walls that loom over the Ten …

by × April 17, 2020 × 0 comments

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

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

Conservation, Culture, Indigenous Peoples

The Valley of Uncertainty

The Valley of Uncertainty

An indigenous people dislocated by conservation and development in Southwest China.
by × January 22, 2019 × 1 comment

Agriculture, Culture, Politics

San Isidro, Havana, Cuba

Urban Farm-Fed Cities: Lessons from Cuba’s Organopónicos

An intimate portrait of urban farms in Cuba explores the implications for sustainable agriculture and food access for urban communities.
by × November 23, 2018 × 0 comments

Conservation, Culture, Multimedia, Place

Retreat, and a Voice for Wilderness

Retreat, and a Voice for Wilderness

What to do about the problem of access? The environmental concerns of the Adirondacks are global concerns.
by × November 2, 2018 × 0 comments