Coming Up for Air in the Caribbean

    So it has been too long since I have been able to get back her and do some writing for myself on my own blog. Somehow life has a way of just sweeping you away, like a strong rip tide, and pulling you under.

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    The Promise and Peril of the Photo Ark

    There is something both amazing and deeply disturbing about Joel Sartore’s Photo Ark. The premise is simple. Document as many captive species as possible with stunning visual imagery and use […]

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    Modi Gov Tries to Ban Greenpeace India, Again

    You know you are doing something right when the government attempts to shut you down and silence you. That is exactly what is happening in India at the moment, as […]

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    Dreams of Athens

    A little over 10 years ago, I was living in Athens, Ohio in this little house at 8 Patton St. with two old friends, Ryan Davis and Tom Potter. The […]

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    A Dissertation or a Book

    Here is an excellent little excerpt from a book by William Germano reflecting on some of the challenges of moving from being a PhD student writing a dissertation–which is basically […]

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    Reflections on India – Pt. 1

    It has now been a few weeks since I returned from my most recent travels in India and China, but I haven’t really had a chance to sit down and […]

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    Wild Shimla

    Here is a short multimedia piece I put together documenting my recent trek through part of the Shimla Water Catchment and Wildlife Sanctuary. Although short, I hope it provides a […]

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    Religion and Climate Change – A Few Scholarly Reflections

    I had the unique opportunity this weekend to take part in a day-long workshop with a group of scholars to think about the intersections of religion and climate change hosted […]

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    Dino Wars

    New ISIS video raises questions about existence of secret US “dino-soldiers” June 13, 2031 NEW MANHATTAN– When historians look back years from now, this week may mark the dawn of […]

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    Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation Trip – Pt. 1

    So I’m currently en route to the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation in South Dakota for a volunteer work trip organized by the New School. It’s been a while since I’ve […]

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