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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Editor and Social Media Coordinator
Allison is a senior journalism major and environmental studies minor at Ithaca College. In 2016, Allison spent four months in the southeast region of Peru as an intern at Fauna Forever, a scientific research program studying biodiversity to promote conservation in collaboration with indigenous Amazonian communities. Immersed inside community, she also learned about their relationship with the wildlife in the area as part of an ongoing project in sustainable ecotourism. She is currently researching the mining practices in Ely, Minnesota and the developing policies along the Boundary Waters in Minnesota.
Editor and Web Master
Ryan is a senior environmental studies major at Ithaca College with a minor in writing. In 2017, he interned with the Pember Nature Preserve and Fingers Lakes Land Trust doing land management and environmental education. In 2018, Ryan was awarded an IC Summer Scholars fellowship. While on fellowship, he did archival research and interviewed people responding to and involved in a contamination event linked to a paper mill in his hometown. Using all this material as background, he wrote a draft of a novel that explores the complexities surrounding the issues of pollution and industry. He intends to pursue an MFA in creative writing.
Meaghan is a junior environmental studies and journalism double major at Ithaca College. She recently returned from studying sustainable development and social change in India. While abroad, she was fortunate enough to be a communications intern with Auroville Consulting, an environmental consulting firm. Currently, Meaghan is working with the New York State Parks FORCES program on environmental education projects. She hopes to pursue science communication after she graduates.
Marinne is an integrated marketing major with a minor in environmental studies. On childhood trips to the American southwest, she became fascinated with nature and earth systems. Growing up in an era defined by climate change has prompted her to pursue a career in environmental advocacy.
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.
Eric is an environmental studies major with a minor in integrated marketing communications. Having grown up in a military family, he moved around quite a bit as a child, but always found comfort and serenity in the outdoors. Eric has worked as a Nature Specialist for the Reston Association, educating children on the local environment and sustainability. He’s also interned with ChavoBart Digital Media, producing environmentally themed podcasts and radio content while also running social media accounts. Eric is currently a member of, and the Social Media Chair of the Ithaca College Men’s Club Lacrosse team.