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Making Tracks: Jenny Price

In the “Making Tracks” series, RCC fellows and alumni present their experiences in environmental humanities, retracing the paths that led them to the Rachel Carson Center. 950 more words

Environmental Humanities

In the Wake of the Ottumwa Belle: From Crisis to Conservation

On the 100th anniversary of the last log raft floated on the Upper Mississippi River, scholar and Aldo Leopold biographer Curt Meine reflects upon conservation efforts over the last century and the challenges that lay ahead. 1,289 more words


What I Read: Monkey Wrench Gang

Can I be honest? I was thoroughly disappointed with the Monkey Wrench Gang by Edward Abbey. I had heard a lot of hype among friends who are supporters of the modern environmental movement, so I figured that I would give it a shot. 209 more words


One of the greatest Conservation Articles ever written, with Mark Dowie by Joel Whitney. As it turns out Native Americans were right all along.

Indigenous people in North America already understood the balance that was in nature. And we lived in harmony with it.


Thank you to both Mark Dowie and  Joel Whitney.

Where is All the CO2 Going?

By Norman Rogers / June 12, 2015 / American Thinker

When fossil fuels — coal, oil and natural gas — burn, the major combustion products are carbon dioxide (CO2) and water vapor. 1,463 more words


The EPA Fracking Miracle

June 4, 2015 / The Wall Street Journal

Andrew Cuomo’s ban on drilling is exposed as a fraud.

So even the Environmental Protection Agency now concedes that fracking is safe, which won’t surprise anyone familiar with the reality of unconventional oil and natural gas drilling in the U.S. 524 more words

Environmental Movement