With Aldo Leopold, Lao Tzu, and the trickster Coyote as his guides through the city, a writer explores how to live well with beavers, falcons, and the urban wilderness.
Tagged: Urban Environment
Environmental justice is the future of environmental activism. A new documentary reader edited by Christopher Wells chronicles the birth of the environmental justice movement.
The Flint water crisis is not over. Anna Clark’s new book tells the history of how we got here and how lead is here to stay.
An anthropologist and activist discusses her work with Indigenous youth and how social services and other state programs may be colonial intervention by another name.
Climate change, indigenous knowledge, environmental justice. Edge Effects contributors addressed critical issues in a year of social and environmental upheaval.
When students critique outdoor fashion on campus, their views reveal gendered, ethnic, and regional stereotypes at play in the local meaning of international brands.
To be outside the “home” was a dangerous place to be in Gilded Age America. Richard White tells the story of how the modern nation reluctantly came into being alongside the environmental crisis of the late nineteenth century.
The geography of a city can compel people to behave in predictable patterns. A new card game challenges players to rethink and explore urban spaces.
A recent book shows Chicago’s turn-of-the-century black and immigrant laborers embraced the great outdoors. Did they have any other choice?
An important new essay collection avoids the old arguments about wilderness and instead offers 26 meditations on living well in our places.