Oct 4, 2021
William deBuys is a prolific author of books documenting people's relationship to the earth—which is too often destructive. In his new book, The Trail to Kanjiroba: Rediscovering Earth in an Age of Loss, he writes of an expedition to Nepal that he made with a group of doctors and other medical professionals, led by...
Sep 21, 2021
James Rebanks is the author of
the newly-released book Pastoral Song: A Farmer’s Journey,
which recently won the 2021 Wainwright prize for UK Nature writing,
and best-seller The Shepherd's Life: Modern Dispatches
from an Ancient Landscape.
His books explore the experience of being a farmer from a millennia-old farming...
Sep 7, 2021
Sandra Postel has devoted her life to studying the world's freshwater systems, and they're not looking so great right now. Through a combination of over-allocation, over-engineering, over-use, and climate change, we'll be in trouble if we don't address the problem soon—in fact, we're in trouble now. But the solutions...
Aug 24, 2021
Many of us were taught that microbes—and bacteria in
particular—were dangerous pathogens, and the safest thing human
beings could do was create a sterile, bacteria-free environment.
But in fact microbes are absolutely essential to human health, the
health of the soil, and to pretty much all life on earth.