Ethos Spring 2012
Animal detectives in Ashland, Oregon, solve the planet’s fur-ensic files.
Three experts predict humanity’s last days.
A Digital Dump
Western electronics meet a fiery end in Ghana.
Local musicians play bedside vigils for the dying.
Dialogue: Reclaimer of the Deep
A commercial diver’s tale of surviving one of the world’s deadliest jobs.
Passport: Growing Pains
From razor slashes to biting ants, boys brave it all to become men. And you thought puberty was hard.
Forum: Nano’s New Leaf
Technology cleans up its act.
Journeys Abroad: Borderlands
A visitor’s perspective on the poverty-stricken bateyes of the Dominican Republic.
Colors & Shapes: Sisters of Synchro
How synchronized swimmers band together against stereotypes about their sport.
Spices & Spirits: Cultured
Artisan cheeses class up the dairy aisle.
People in Motion: The Right Cut
Meet the meat eaters making their mark on butchery.
Soundwaves: Liquid Jazz
The winner of this year’s Bandest of the Bands splashes into the world of jazz.
Moving Pictures: Eye Owe You
Donated eyes reach thankful recipients courtesy of Lions Vision Gift, Oregon’s only eye bank.
The Last: From Faux Pas to Friendship
A student in France doesn’t know what to expect when she says she’s expecting.