Beach Boys: How a Brit and a Group of Arawak Hunters Taught Me to See People as Human

Written by Johanna Depenthal // An observer on a moonlit spring night in 1964 on the coast of the South American country now known as Guyana might have been surprised to spy a tall, young British man moving silently and determinedly down remote Shell Beach.  Also patrolling the beach, though with a very different aim, … Continue reading Beach Boys: How a Brit and a Group of Arawak Hunters Taught Me to See People as Human

Cultivating an “Agri-culture” of Justice

Written by Gretchen Rops // Agriculture is unique. Is there any other discipline that so effortlessly combines science and art? Care for the environment and care for people? Occupation and lifestyle? The potential for agriculture to promote justice is immense. Justice mandates that all people be fed. Justice mandates that the earth be cared for … Continue reading Cultivating an “Agri-culture” of Justice

Theme Overview: Protecting the Vulnerable, Protecting the Planet

As countries and scientists scramble to protect the planet from unchecked greed and negligence, cries for social justice ring out in streets across the world. While it may seem these two battles are separate, those working in environmental fields know the impact that their work has on the peoples of the world and are striving … Continue reading Theme Overview: Protecting the Vulnerable, Protecting the Planet