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Environmental Studies Blogs


Check out what Environmental Studies faculty, students and alumni are doing now.

EVST major Kara Colovich (winner of the 2014 Greening UM award)

is spending summer 2014 in Salt Lake City working with their Division of Sustainability. 

Kara tells about some of the challenges and successes in Kara's Blog.

Wild Mercy Nature Writing Community Reading Series

"Wild Mercy Nature Writing Community Reading Series": Wild Mercy Nature Writing Community Reading Series for Spring 2012. 6 Wild Mercy readings (12 readers) from Feb/March 2012 at the UM FLAT. Visit Blog

Avalanche Basin Podcast Series

"Avalanche Basin Podcast Series": Environmental Studies students Kyle Watson, Grace Brogan, Elizabeth Baker, Adrianna Ely, Kate Sheridan, and Meghan Rorick worked with the Crown of the Continent Research Learning Center in Glacier National Park to produce audio podcasts that feature various aspects of the Avalanche Basin. We asked students to explore the area, research a topic, and write natural history essays. These essays were then turned into podcasts for all to experience and enjoy. Each podcast has a different focus, from geology to wildlife, but all give insight to the feelings this special place evokes. Visit Blog

Hiking it Through Blog

"Hiking it Through": A blog following Environmental Studies grad student Sarah and her 800+ mile thesis project hike along the Arizona Trail. Visit Blog

Hiking it Through Blog

"Semester at Sea Ruminations": Environmental Studies Professor Dan Spencer's reflections and analysis from his 4 months traveling with Semester at Sea, with a particular focus on Globalization and Environmental issues. Visit Blog

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"Born in the Forest": A blog by Environmental Studies/Photojournalism student Matt Coomer covering his time in Thailand with the Elephant Nature Foundation (ENF). Visit Blog

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Ecogeek.org: A website/blog brought to us by Environmental Studies alumni Hank Green, which explores the symbiosis between nature and technology. Visit Blog

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"Missoula's Terra Madre Delegation": A blog focusing on people working towards a better, more sustainable food system. Environmental Studies students Micah Sewell and Alex Kuennen, together with UM Social Work student Ky Nayfield and MSU student Max Smith, traveled to Torino, Italy for the Terra Madre conference this October. Held every other year, the 2010 conference brought together 8,000 delegates from 150 countries to network and discuss sustainable food systems.  Visit Blog

 

Two Environmental Studies Master's students Attend UN Climate Negotiations

Katie Nelson and Ashley Burry-Trice attended the UN Climate Negotiations n Durban, South Afric. Nelson was credentialed by UNICEF and Burry-Trice by the sustainability non-profit SustainUS.

They recorded their experience in blogs at http://www.weavenews.org/blogs/katie-nelson and http://durban2011abt.blogspot.com/. The Environmental Studies Program supported their trip through private foundation funding.

 

Jeff Gailus

"Northern Exposure": a blog about The Politics of Environmental Protection in Canada by University of Montana Environmental Studies grad alumni writer Jeff Gailus. Visit Blog

Wild Mercy Blog Archive 2012

"Wild Mercy Nature Writing Community Reading Series": Wild Mercy Nature Writing Community Reading Series for Spring 2013. 7 Wild Mercy readings (14 readers) from Feb/March 2016 at the UM FLAT. Visit Blog


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