Alumna’s John Jay education helped prepare her for her environmental justice work. ECUADOR The Gulf of Guayaquil endangered by socio-ecological conflicts and climate change. by Wendy Chávez[1] Ecuador is also known as the “middle of the world,” because it is …

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The Bees and We   Puzzling                The mysteriously disappearing bee,                Nourishment’s necessity, Reveals complexity.   The Bees: The commercial life of the bee:                Monocropping’s malnourishment                Absence of rest,                Pesticidal toxicity Weakening immune systems, Advantaging traditional …

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It was eerie watching the water rise slowly and steadily over the wall separating the garden from the tidal marsh at the edge of a small city in northern Florida , for the experience matched the accounts given by coastal …

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by Joan Hoffman The frustration of encountering “unknown unknowns” is familiar to everyone, such as when some part of the body that we didn’t even know existed suddenly hurts and we don’t know what to do about it.  And, sometimes, …

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          Parisian Cafe Smoking      Parisian Building         Coal Plant Smoking I had dismissed as routine touristic gushing that oft heard claim, “Paris is one of the most beautiful cities in the world!” However, just …

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The Need for Nuanced Conversations: About Wildfires.For Instance . by Joan Hoffman Tree Dance/Nature The advisability of a harmonious relationship with nature  is often an implicit or explicit recommendation in the sustainability movement. However, nature, which did give birth to …

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SEPTEMBER 22, 2018  7:30-9:30  17 John Street, Manhattan Charles Eisenstein: Flipping the Script on Climate Change   https://www.garrisoninstitute.org/event/charles-eisenstein-flipping-the-script-on-climate-change/ Please Note: This event takes place at https://www.theassemblage.com/  in Manhattan.  How can we reimagine the framing, tactics, and goals we employ in our journey …

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