Drawing on examples of urban wildlife refuges in California and Alaska, environmental attorney Nicholas Moore makes the case for not only protecting these places but creating more of them.
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Matthew Schneider-Mayerson, Neo Xiaoyun, and Yogesh Tulsi discuss their contributions to the anthology Eating Chilli Crab in the Anthropocene: Environmental Perspectives on Life in Singapore.
Big Tech is gentrifying not only urban spaces but digital ones, too. Communications professor Jessa Lingel explains how.
Erik Wallenberg reviews Johanna Fernández’s award-winning book on the Young Lords and connects their political project of securing garbage pickup and medical access for New Yorkers to the broader environmental justice movement.
Indonesia plans to move its capital city from Jakarta to Borneo. Jeamme Chia, Gioia Montana Connell, and Dewi Tan argue that the new capital provides an opportunity address existing housing, water management, and land issues.
Geographer Siddharth Menon interviews anthropologist Nikhil Anand and urban planner Nausheen Anwar about infrastructures and development in India and Pakistan.
Consider the pigeon. Impossible to categorize as nature or culture, the space between these binaries is where they thrive.
The National Vegetarian Museum celebrates Chicago’s vegetarian past with a traveling exhibit about the vegetarian firsts of the Second City and beyond.
Two urban geographers discuss decolonization in theory and practice, the politics of water and infrastructure, and the social sides of environmental science.
In “A Manifesto about Migration, Freedom, and Diversity,” one artist creates mosaics of New York’s migratory birds from recycled MetroCards.