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The rumble of an airplane overhead. The whistle of a passing train. Garbage trucks backing up. Construction machinery and jackhammering. All of these sounds fall into the background of your […] Posted on 25 May 2022 | 7:20 pm


Feeding our communities is a highly complex task involving a wide array of stakeholders—including farmers, consumers, grocery stores, CSAs, farmers markets, food pantries, and more. The Covid-19 Pandemic has revealed […] Posted on 25 May 2022 | 10:49 am


In Marfa, Texas, prior to 2017, a house made of adobe bricks was appraised in the same way as any other house made of any other material. Now, following an […] Posted on 19 May 2022 | 6:26 am


The Beginning In 1492, European settlers stumbled upon the Americas in search of land, wealth, and territories to colonize. However, the land they “discovered” was already occupied by millions of […] Posted on 17 May 2022 | 8:53 am


Imagine that you’re having one of the hardest days that you’ve had in a while. At the end of that day, you head home and do some self care to […] Posted on 17 May 2022 | 8:37 am


In addition to its beautiful scenery, beaches, and historical sites, Central Vietnam is known for extreme flooding events that are both deadly and destructive. In 2020 alone, over 240 people […] Posted on 10 May 2022 | 9:06 am


“Green spaces are not an amenity, they are a necessity.” The biophilia hypothesis, first advanced by Edward Wilson in 1984, states that human beings have a genetic tendency to seek out […] Posted on 9 May 2022 | 2:35 pm


It’s a sunny summer day, and you’re looking forward to some local shopping in your sleepy Southwestern town. You soon realize, though, that it’s easier said than done—traffic is backed […] Posted on 4 May 2022 | 7:02 am


What’s your mental picture of the impacts of climate change? Starving polar bears, prolonged drought, rising sea levels, inundated cities, melting glaciers? But have you ever thought about the loss […] Posted on 3 May 2022 | 9:54 pm


An estimated 10 trillion gallons of untreated stormwater runoff, containing everything from raw sewage to trash to toxins, enters U.S. waterways from city sewer systems every year, polluting the environment […] Posted on 3 May 2022 | 9:17 am