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Building Nepal’s Future

February 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Words by Erin Coates, Photos by Hetta Hansen   Moving across the world to pursue a master’s degree in sustainable architecture was not an easy decision for Dristi Manandhar. A 7.8 magnitude earthquake had just shaken her country of Nepal, and the graduate student was not prepared for how badly she would miss home, and...

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Words by Andrew Tsubasa Field / Photo by David Zupan / ‘Crisis Inherited’ documentary   When Department of Justice attorney Sean C. Duffy, representing the federal government, argued that a lawsuit against the government for climate change was unconstitutional, he needed only 15 minutes. The opposition’s lawyers, speaking on behalf of 21 youth suing the...

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Words and Photos by KJ Hellis and Mackenzie Moran  Up to my chest in frigid bog water, I cling tightly to my waders, hoping not to flood them, as I trudge through thick clay that covers the bottom of the ponds. “Where is the elodea?” I ask one of the members of the Alaskan Forest...

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Wilderness in the City

June 16, 2016 | 1 Comments

"While the Delta Ponds are a regression to original Oregon wilderness, they are also a progression toward the sustainable cities of the future. In a world of disappearing wetlands and natural areas, this neighborhood conservation effort stands as an example of community sustainability in practice."...

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"'There’s the problem of the farmers in the pipeline,” Stephenson says. “Who’s going to step up and take over some of these farms? Because most of this transition is going to happen within multigenerational farm families.'"...

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McBee: Chasing the Wild

April 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

A photographer's love of nature captured in stunning detail. ...

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The only light in the room came from the red digits glaring off a clock. If there was a figure, I couldn’t see it. But I thought someone was in my bedroom. Despite my blindness to the presence, I could hear its disturbing menace loom over me. The whispers of unintelligible language and the echoing...

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Operation: Protect the Nest

January 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

While living on the Greek island of Crete, Mackenzie Moran enjoyed a summer working for a conservation group aimed at monitoring and protecting Loggerhead sea turtle nests....

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