Grief and Gratitude in a New Mexico Fire
As wildfire and floods bring devastation to Calf Canyon and Hermit’s Peak, community steps forward to rebuild lives
Shortly before midnight on May 3, we directly and personally entered the growing multitudes of climate evacuees. Such an event was not unexpected. Our forests had become drier than kiln-finished lumber. If you struck 100 matches and dropped them to the ground, 90 to 94 of them would ignite a fire. Precipitation had become a long-lost friend. The link of a warming climate to such a cataclysmic event was evident throughout the region long before the fire drew its first breath.
Field Notes from the Santa Rosa Fire
Reflections on Life in the Anthropocene
The call came a little before 5 am, the morning of Monday, October 9. I stumbled toward the phone and retrieved the message.
Bolivia is on Fire, Too — And You’re Part of the Problem
Bulletin from Bolivia's Amazon raises the stakes on a battle for survival
Esperanza Project collaborator Kayla Mi-kyung Vandervort has been working with indigenous leaders in Bolivia to create a campaign to support their work. These tribal peoples on the front lines of the devastation have not been getting the support they need and are desperate need of supplies and help for the communities that are being displaced, […]