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 and cartoons, and narrative analysis of data 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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Peter is graduating from Ithaca College in 2017 with a B.S. in Integrated Marketing Communications and a minor in Environmental Studies. Peter recently served as the intern communications director for Weaver Wind Energy, a manufacturer of small-scale wind turbines and renewable energy systems. As a member of the Weaver team, he established an online presence for the company and helped showcase the brand’s state-of-the-art turbine technology. He wrote press releases, created online content, and managed the company’s various contact points.
Sydney is graduating from Ithaca College in 2017 with a B.A. in Journalism and a B.S. in Environmental Science. She writes for The Ithacan, in 2016, she covered the South Carolina GOP Primary for NBC, interned in 2015 as a marketing and social media coordinator for the Carthage Area Chamber of Commerce and as an editor/photographer/reporter for the Carthage Republican Tribune and the Journal & Republican. Sydney also taught plant science and sustainability in a summer program in 2015. She is deeply passionate about science and the natural world and is pursuing work in science journalism.
Ryan grew up in Northeastern Pennsylvania, where he learned to hunt and fish and respect those who continue these very human traditions. During a long internship at Moon in the Pond Farm in Massachusetts, he developed a reverence for small-scale, organic agriculture. In spring 2015, he studied in Nicaragua and Costa Rica, focusing on the potential for mediating the impacts of climate change through community-based, grassroots solutions. More recently, he has begun practicing and understanding tabla. Ryan will graduate from Ithaca College in 2018 with a B.A. in Environmental Studies.
Kaylee is a junior environmental studies major at Ithaca College with interests 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. She draws upon her experiences while working on small scale farms and selling produce at farmers markets.
Ryan grew up in a small town in the heart of the Adirondacks where he sparked a passion for the outdoors. He enjoys hiking, camping, kayaking, and spending time on his grandparent’s farm. During January of 2017, Ryan spent two weeks in Belize learning about the socioeconomic and environmental issues the country faces while also being exposed to the diverse culture of its people. Ryan will graduate from Ithaca College in 2019 with a B.A. in environmental studies and a minor in writing.
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.