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Permafrost; Melting Away the Sanity of Environmentalists

Permafrost is layers of permanently frozen ground that contains undecomposed organic matter. With the accelerated rate of global warming, permafrost is thawing at an alarming rate. Our interactive map showcases the areas where permafrost occurs and the towns that fall within these regions. Explore the threatened regions and learn more about this pressing issue. https://www.google.com/maps/d/edit?mid=1pWYCYAiZs02V-EfTsXRLfXupgzFSVJMG&ll=29.722999159158412%2C0&z=2

Sociotechnical Imaginaries in Chile, Argentina, and Bolivia

Drew Grenier Joe-Yee Yip Peyton Graham Molly Sykes Professor San Martin (Water Energy-Food Nexus) Topics in Environmental History   Barandiar√°n, J. (2018). Lithium and development imaginaries in Chile, Argentina and Bolivia. World Development,113, 381-391. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.worlddev.2018.09.019   The author Javiera Barandiaran is an Assistant Professor in the department of Global Studies ¬†at the University of California… Read more Sociotechnical Imaginaries in Chile, Argentina, and Bolivia

Egypt and Senegal Receive Gamma Detectors to Help Combat Soil Erosion

The people of Egypt and Senegal rely heavily on the agriculture sector as a means of income and food. Recently, both countries have fallen to the intense impacts of soil erosion. These countries have worked along side the UN and other organizations to further develop the creation of Gamma Detectors. Gamma Detectors provide a longer… Read more Egypt and Senegal Receive Gamma Detectors to Help Combat Soil Erosion

Analyzing Environmental Racism in the Deep South

Drew Grenier Joe-Yee Yip Peyton Graham Molly Sykes Professor San Martin (Water Energy-Food Nexus) Topics in Environmental History   Robert Bullard is often described as the father of environmental justice. He is an award winning author of eighteen books that address sustainable development, environmental racism, urban land use, climate justice, and many more environmental topics.… Read more Analyzing Environmental Racism in the Deep South