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Drexel Researcher Makes Air Pollution Data User-Friendly

If you live in a town or city where industrial facilities are emitting chemicals into the air, there is plenty of reason to wonder:

How is this affecting me? 677 more words

Community & Society

What is the value of connecting to your soul?

Does connecting to your soul enable you to make good choices for the environment?

In this desperate time of upheaval, as our earth is besieged by unbridled industry pillaging the land and exploiting its riches — embodied by mountaintop-removal coal mining and fracking to extract natural gas — it is urgent we activate a moral and creative counterweight to intellectual arguments for climate change:   awaken the spirit of shared humanity and responsibility that lives in each of us. 181 more words

Modern Composition

Surrendering control, improving outcomes: Learning an engineering of accompaniment

By Riley Mulhern, the technical WASH advisor for a Bolivian NGO and Mennonite Central Committee volunteer addressing issues of contamination and water quality in rural indigenous communities in Oruro, Bolivia. 1,801 more words

CALL FOR PAPERS- Hazardous Time-Scapes: How to Make Sense of Toxic Landscapes from Multiple Timed, Spaced, and Embodied Perspectives?

CALL FOR PAPERS- Hazardous Time-Scapes: How to Make Sense of Toxic Landscapes from Multiple Timed, Spaced, and Embodied Perspectives?
Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society, Munich, Germany… 659 more words

Calls For Papers

Environmental Crisis for Dummies

The title was intended to refer to the DUMMIES series of books, that usually explain topics in a concise and clear manner.  I hope the following will explain why I have been… 475 more words

The Elusive Search for Environmental Justice: What We Can Learn from the Efforts of Indigenous Plaintiffs to Hold Chevron Accountable for Its Destructive Legacy in Ecuador

David McRobert[1], Jordan Shay[2] and Julian Tennent-Riddell [3]

The Chevron case, which has been called the world’s largest environmental justice case, involves a decades-long dispute between members of Ecuadorian communities and the Chevron Corporation.

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CALL FOR PAPERS-Thoreau & the Transcendentalists: Their Philosophy & Related Concerns

CALL FOR PAPERS- Thoreau & the Transcendentalists: Their Philosophy & Related Concerns
Bharati College, University of Delhi
15-17 March 2018
Papers accepted 16 September-31 October 2017 672 more words

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