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Is the Arctic Out of Time? A Conversation with Andrew Stuhl

Andrew Stuhl discusses how we can “unfreeze” the Arctic’s history and gain new insight into climate change and future possibilities.

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Edgy Stuff: November 2016 Recommendations

November 2016 recommendations from the Edge Effects editorial board.

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Announcing the Edge Effects Podcast

Check out our new podcast series, just in time for holiday travel!

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Tilefish and Jello Salad for Family and Nation

When the National Canners Association and the US Bureau of Fisheries write the recipes, Americans learn to serve Jello Salad and Tilefish for dinner.

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Natural Food to Eat When Changing the World

Two recipes drawn from research reveal how cookbook authors believed natural food had the ability to withstand physical, moral, and social degradation.

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What is Food Studies?

Stressing intimacy, structures of power, social justice, and action, food studies is giving interdisciplinarity a good name.

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The Land Doesn’t Hate: A Conversation with Lauret Savoy

A geologist turned award-winning writer reflects on the marks racism has left on the American landscape.

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The Making of ‘Pure Michigan’

Generations of tourists, advertisers, government groups, and environmentalists transformed the Machilimackinac into ‘Pure Michigan.’

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Building an Arctic Atlas

A team from Audubon Alaska designs ecological maps to make us rethink our place in the arctic.

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Mining for Change in Bolivia

Despite changing political contexts, mining continues to define culture and landscapes in Bolivia.

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