The United Nations reports that over four billion people worldwide are suffering through severe water scarcity. This crisis poses a threat far greater than societal epidemics like unemployment and crime. When our water supply is completely depleted, we lose the […]

City without Water


The call of a robin twirls through a periwinkle dawn. This song is the lone noise in the city, and neither the rumbling train nor puffing of bus exhaust disturbs my bedroom. Tranquil. But only on this Monday, Memorial Day. […]

A Sky that Sprawls for Sparrows


It seems to happen once each century. In 1775, the Redcoats showed up in Boston. The Beatles made a big splash in the former colonies about two hundred years later, in 1964. And in the sweet-spot between those impactful visits, the […]

British Invasion



From the glossy brochures and flashy advertisements, Thailand appears to have the stuff that vacation dreams are made of. But underneath the spectacular island views, the myriad of sun-drenched beaches and the clear blue waters lays a paradise on the […]

Thailand: Holiday Paradise in Danger


A gorgeous night. Evening heat of late summer pleasantly cut by a light breeze. Sky clear enough to reveal the handful of stars still visible through the orange haze of blazing city lights. I leaned against the balcony railing and […]

Fool for the City Bird


4th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society for Environmental Philosophy/ Société Canadienne de Philosophie Environnementale (in conjunction with the 56th annual meeting of the Western Canadian Philosophical Association) October 25th-27, University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Alberta CSEP/SCPE Keynote: Paul B. Thompson W.K. Kellogg Chair in Agricultural, […]

CFP: 4th Annual Meeting of the Canadian ...