Michelle Garvey

Michelle Garvey

What gives you hope? I’m a teaching specialist, educating students about social justice, environmental studies, feminism, and science studies. My mission is to help create natures that can withstand – or even improve – the biosocial phenomenon of climate change,...
Jeff Broadbent

Jeff Broadbent

Why do you care about the environment? When I was young, I spent 15 months in a Zen monastery in the middle of the Ventana Primitive Area, California, silencing the mind so it could better sense the sacred qualities of Being, including the vast wilderness around us....
Dan Philippon

Dan Philippon

What gives you hope? I have great faith in the human capacity for resilience, which is built on a combination of human ingenuity and basic human decency. Though our children may inhabit a diminished world, they will also inherit opportunities to make the world a...
Mark Pedelty

Mark Pedelty

What is the change you’re trying to bring about in the world? I study music in relation to environmental education and movements, and currently I’m measuring the impact of human sound on animal communication. Noise pollution disrupts that communication – and harms...
Steve Manson

Steve Manson

How do you explain your work to someone for the first time? I combine environmental research, social science, and information science to understand complex human-environment systems. I’m particularly interested in understanding how our growing cities and different...
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