In this photo essay, Joseph Heathcott captures edge ecologies and life in between at Oaxaca’s urban-rural interface.
Tagged: Urban Environment
Streets are political spaces. Bob Giordano tells why bikes and other modes of sustainable transportation make them safer and more equitable.
Texas ocelots struggle to survive in the Lower Rio Grande Valley. Shari Wilcox describes her work protecting these elusive wild cats.
May is Bike Month in the United States. In this “cyclisticle,” Edge Effects editors kick off the celebration with an eclectic range of bike reflections and recommendations.
In 2021, rates of childhood lead exposure in Milwaukee were nearly double the state average. In this episode of Ground Truths, Juniper Lewis and Carly Griffith learn more about this public health crisis.
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.
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.