It’s been quite awhile since I posted, but time to crawl out of my cave again, just in time for an AESS conference next week where I’ll present an analysis of over 1000 EcoTypes survey completions from academic year 2017-18…more on that real soon.
- Origen Stories and Our Relationships with Nature December 14, 2018Throughout the course of history, humanity has been striving to uncover the meaning and reason for existence. It is for this reason, amongst several others, that humans and religion are so closely intertwined. The struggle to identify human purpose has greatly influenced how different cultures view the world around them. The relationships between humans and...... […]Grace Reilly
- Agriculture in the Modern World December 12, 2018Throughout the course of history and span of geography, human’s relationships with nature have changed according to their needs. I argue that ideas on land use, particularly in terms of agriculture, have changed since Locke published the Second Treatise of Government due to developments in technology and in understanding of the earth’s biotic systems. This...... […]Grace Reilly
- Final Synthesis 12-12-18 December 12, 2018My final environmental studies synthesis comes as I am writing this on the last day of classes for the fall semester of 2018. I am writing this synthesis as a reflection of my time in environmental studies 220 and relating it to the first synthesis post I wrote for the class, which can […]
- ENVS-220 Environmental Analysis: The End! December 12, 2018Today's ENVS Poster Celebration marks the end of my time in ENVS-220 Environmental Analysis. What an experience it has been! I am definitely excited to finally complete the course, and to celebrate by presenting my lab group's main achievement of the semester: this poster. It may not look like much, but this colorful rectangle represents…… […]Grace Anderson
- Indri Lemur Conservation December 12, 2018The Indri Lemur is a species of Lemur native to the “forests of Madagascar.” “Active during the day and thoroughly arboreal, the indri clings to trees and climbs in an upright position as it feeds on leaves, fruit, flowers, and other vegetation.” They are one of the largest living lemurs at around “60–70 cm (24–28 […]
- Woolsey Fire Reflection December 12, 2018Last month, two large fires broke out in Southern California. The death and destruction it caused is unlike any other fire in California’s recorded history. The fire in Southern California was quite close to my family home and the days when it raged were filled with anxiety and fear by myself and my friends. It […]
- Triple Divide and Environmental Justice December 12, 2018In our class, we did a unit on environmental justice.The labs focused on analyzing environmental justice in Portland can be viewed here. In that lab we attempted to draw connections between the location of people of different income groups and the prevalence of certain air toxics in Portland. Over the course of the cities history, […]simonmcohen
- Textile Terror: Or Environmental Impacts of the Textile and Apparel Retail Industries December 12, 2018Retail and the manufacturing of textiles are two of the largest industries in the world. Almost all people have the need for clothes and most of those people need a place to buy them. The market for clothes is shared by every country on Earth. According to Marketline, a database for statistics related to industry, […]simonmcohen
- End of Semester ENVS 220 Reflection December 11, 2018As I end my semester in Environmental Analysis, I am left to gather and reflect upon everything that I learned. This course has been the first one that I have taken that was entirely methods based. Up until now, I have been learning about the main global issues surrounding the field…… […]envsmaddyheide
- Situated Project Reflection December 11, 2018Although our final project was a hypothetical proposal for a research project, it still gave me and my lab partner valuable skills and things to reflect upon. While we were both very proud of the work we created by the end, we encountered many roadblocks along the way. Our project ended up…… […]envsmaddyheide
This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.