Tag: Boundaries of Nature
The Boundaries of NatureSeptember 2015
A Guernica special issue.
Myrrh in the Time of the AnthropoceneSeptember 2015
Boundaries of Nature: Each time my friend reaches for his resin, he taps into a global knowledge honed over millennia, a true people’s pharmacopeia.
Landscapes of ExclusionSeptember 2015
Boundaries of Nature: The cultural geographer on the misunderstood relationship between people of color and nature, and how place shapes identity.
Splitting the MoonSeptember 2015
Boundaries of Nature: A physicist considers the appeal of miracles.
Learning to ListenSeptember 2015
Boundaries of Nature: The acoustic ecologist on his fight to preserve dying soundscapes, how ambient noise affects the psyche, and recasting silence as a presence.
The Age of LonelinessSeptember 2015
Boundaries of Nature: When have humans ever looked at something we need, or even just want, and walked away?
At Home in the UniverseSeptember 2015
Boundaries of Nature: The scientist and writer on gender bias in the sciences and inventing new geometric forms through crochet.
The UnknowingSeptember 2015
Boundaries of Nature: The visual artist on the landscape of her native Canada, exhibiting at a nuclear power plant, and seeking to destabilize the familiar.
Hell KettleSeptember 2015
Boundaries of Nature: Water is always at work. We don’t even know that it’s eating the very ground from under us.
The Last of His KindSeptember 2015
Boundaries of Nature: In books, he has read about boys and animals, how they form a connection, and then the animal dies. And the boy learns something about the harshness of the world.
preservation tacticsSeptember 2015
Boundaries of Nature: an orange, plucked, a fester, a fist— / we eat dead things to stay alive
The World’s Oldest Cherry Tree Is Alive and Well but Barely Able to WalkSeptember 2015
Boundaries of Nature: Underfoot, / the spring grass was an animal whose fur must never be cut.
Matthew Gavin Frank: Of Devils and FlowersSeptember 2015
Boundaries of Nature: An outtake from the book Preparing The Ghost, a writer’s playful foray into the world of a squid photographer.
Andrew S. Lewis: Explorative StrategiesSeptember 2015
Boundaries of Nature: What happens after we commodify the waves?
Ed Winstead: Green Thumbs in the Motor CitySeptember 2015
Boundaries of Nature: Huge swaths of Detroit have been surrendered to the wild. What happens when we try to take them back?
In Full FlightJuly 2015
The writer and naturalist on the temporality of grief, inhabiting the voice of T.H. White, and developing radical empathy with a goshawk.