We are a group of thinkers, science students, and writers examining the human condition in relation to the natural world. We accept creative narratives, discussions, science features, literary journalism, artwork, short videos, cartoons, and narrative analysis of data -- anything intended to provoke thought on environmental science, global sustainability, and human engagement with nature, the environment, and climate change. If something here moves you, we'd love to hear about it!
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Art Director and Web Master
Kaylee is a senior environmental studies major at Ithaca College with a minor in sociology and art. She is curious about how art and creative expression can be used as a tool to create dialogue about environmental issues. In the summer of 2017, she participated in the Summer Scholars program at Ithaca College that allows students to engage in full-time research or creative inquiry under faculty mentorship. She created a series entitled "Embodied Landscapes" that explores the interconnections of human body and the Earth within a violent and oppressive culture. Kaylee intends to go on to pursue an MFA in painting.
Editor and Social Media Coordinator
Ryan is currently researching the structural nature of climate change denial and the possibility of using music as a tool for opening routes of communication amongst those who disagree. He is an intern with the Committee on U.S. and Latin American Relations (CUSLAR) – an organization that critiques U.S. involvement in Latin American with the focus on promoting the autonomy of Latin American peoples. He plays tabla and cello in his free time. Ryan will graduate from Ithaca College in 2018 with a B.A. in environmental studies and hopes to pursue a career in Law.
Allison is a junior journalism major and minoring in environmental studies at Ithaca College. In the fall of 2016, Allison spent four months in the southeast region of Peru volunteering for the scientific research program, Fauna Forever. She spent time in a native community learning about their relationship with the wildlife in the area and developing a program to introduce ecotourism. She intends to use her degree to write incorporating humanities and the environment.
Ryan grew up in a small town in the heart of the Adirondacks where he sparked a passion for the outdoors and environmentalism. In summer 2017, Ryan interned with the Pember Nature Preserve creating and teaching nature programs for children and adults. He is interested in environmental communication and finding more effective ways to communicate science and environmental issues. Ryan will graduate from Ithaca College in 2019 with a B.A. in environmental studies and a minor in writing.
Meaghan is a sophomore journalism and environmental double major at Ithaca College. Growing up in the Hudson Valley, her love of nature was fostered by frequent trips to Minnewaska State Park and trails along the Shawangunk Ridge, but it wasn’t until she came to Ithaca that she realized she could combine that with her passion for writing. In the spring of 2017, she served as the sustainability beat writer for The Ithacan, where she wrote stories pertaining to environmentalism and sustainability on the college’s campus. She hopes to pursue science journalism after she graduates.
Luke is a senior Documentary Studies and Production major with a minor in sociology at Ithaca College. In the fall of 2017, he and five other students created their own film production company called 3 Point Productions . Their film, Walk on the Mountain , premiered at the 2017 BANFF Mountain Film Festival and was selected for their 2017/2018 world tour. In the future he hopes to reconnect with his family in Taiwan and teach English there. You can find Luke also known as DJ WAAA on Ithaca College's VIC Radio, backpacking in the woods, or experimenting in the kitchen.
Fae is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Environmental Studies and Sciences at Ithaca College. She holds a PhD in Literature and Creative Writing from the University of Southern Mississippi, an M.A. in History of Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and an M.A. in Writing from The Johns Hopkins University.