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A Blanket Over Us — 5 poems by Julia Travers
Can someone soothe the world-strain that beleaguers a caring, thoughtful, trusting soul. By Julia Travers.
Can China Get Us Out of This Mess?
The world's worst polluter is a surprise leader in the transition to a green economy. By Craig K. Comstock.
“R” Shrikes Us?
A macabre songbird that acts like a hawk. By Anne McGouran.
How the stewardship of land fire as a productive resource got torched. By John Davis.
What we're reading . . .
Developing stories that navigate the edge.
Terra Firma & the Unlevel Sea
What Miami's environmental vulnerability means to its citizens, their properties, their way of life — and the land beneath their feet. By Stan Cox and Paul Cox.
How About a Place for Me?
In the Asian regions a sophisticated sharing of knowledge is helping preserve big cats. By Stephanie V. Sears.
The Loving Ache for Nature
What a true ear for counterpoint in nature poetry is capable of. Poetry by Lis Sanchez.
Burmese Kitchen: Chickpea soup with lemongrass and ginger
Chickpeas area often eaten for breakfast in Burma. They’re also used to make soothing soups.
Ryota Matsumoto's extraordinary cities
In digitally-processed paintings an architect/artist renders a new vision of biomorphic urban worlds.
Gimme Shelter in the Deep Future
Wildly foreign "time shelters" might provide a livable alternative to ecological despair. By Judith Mueller.
For a better view, scaling the heights of London
Seeing a metropolis from its 'peaks' Review by Andrew Herbert — with an excerpt by Tom Chivers.