An Interview With Wesley Morgan on Warfare in the Hindu Kush of Afghanistan

An Interview With Wesley Morgan on Warfare in the Hindu Kush of Afghanistan

An Interview With Wesley Morgan on Warfare in the Hindu Kush of Afghanistan The Hardest Place: The American Military Adrift in Afghanistan’s Pech Valley, by journalist Wesley Morgan, focuses on a mountainous region of eastern Afghanistan with narrow valleys whose sides rise sharply through forested slopes to high glaciers. The book is based in Morgan’s … Read more

Ditch Shell

Ditch Shell

 As a community of scientists working across many different disciplines, we are passionate about passing on the wonders of science to future generations. Many of us were inspired as children by eye-opening experiences at the Science Museum. We truly believe it is world-class. One of the most significant and inclusive aspects is that free entry … Read more

7 Water And Energy Conservation Strategies For Large Families

7 Water And Energy Conservation Strategies For Large Families

It’s hard enough to conserve water and energy when you live alone. With a large family that includes children, conservation efforts can seem impossible. You can bathe your little ones with less water, but trying to get teenagers to take a shorter shower isn’t easy. Although the health benefits exist, good luck getting your family … Read more

Farms, feathers, and fins share water in California

Migratory birds flying against an orange sunset

From the air, California’s Central Valley looks like an enormous patchwork quilt, squares of green and gold fields stitched together by grey threads of roads and highways. This region is known as “the breadbasket of the world.” The rich alluvial soil produces a quarter of the nation’s food. Close to 20% of all the rice … Read more

The Art and Science of ‘Earth Repair’

The Art and Science of ‘Earth Repair’

The Art and Science of ‘Earth Repair’ by Arissa Lahr |March 23, 2021 Leila Darwish is a community organizer, bioremediation educator and the author of Earth Repair: A Grassroots Guide to Healing Toxic and Contaminated Lands. Up until recently, Darwish was living in Louisiana, where she worked for the City of New Orleans in the … Read more

How A Small School In Rural Zambia Will Finally Get Electricity

How A Small School In Rural Zambia Will Finally Get Electricity

I went back to see for myself. Had the solar lights I brought with me in 2014 made a difference? Well, not many of the lights were still operational, but something else was on the way. Energy Poverty In the year 1981 I found myself living with my mother and sister in the small village … Read more