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Grab forty winks. Sawing logs. For a species that’s habitually short on shut-eye, humans sure have come up with myriad ways to talk about it. We also spend a lot of time and money studying sleep, or the lack thereof. […]

Long Winter's Nap


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14th Annual Conference The International Association for the Study of Environment, Space, and Place University of Mary Washington April 27-29, 2018 Conference Theme: Wild Places, Natural Spaces We live in a world increasingly populated and altered by human beings.  Along with the […]

CFP: International Association for the Study ...


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Cities are a kind of madness. They are where work and play shapeshift days into nights; bricks, tar and halogen, the glue that holds it all together. In this age of neoliberalism, we live to work amidst deep divisions of […]

An Ethology for a Kinnage Dweller



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Faculty Fellow with the Department of Environmental Studies The Department of Environmental Studies in the Faculty of Arts and Science at New York University invites applications for the position of Faculty Fellow. The appointment will be for one year beginning […]

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  There are 7.4 billion people on the planet, and all of them need to be fed. What’s the most efficient and sustainable method for accomplishing this? Traditional farming strategies have monopolized our natural resources, and often prove wasteful and… […]

The Rise of Vertical Farming


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Anytime I’m in St. Louis, my hometown, a visit to the historic Lafayette Square neighborhood is high on my to-do list. While I lived there for a few years, my wire fox terrier, Dash, and I would travel twice each […]

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