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Fifth Issue of Springs: The Rachel Carson Center Review

The RCC is thrilled to share with you the fifth issue of Springs: The Rachel Carson Center Review.

Join us as we journey from the cold depths of a northern German lake to the warm dunes of southern Portugal.

Find out more about this issue here.

Relaunch of Seeing the Woods

We are excited to announce the relaunch of the Rachel Carson Center Blog, Seeing the Woods. It is an outlet for everyone at the RCC, from staff and fellows to graduate and doctoral students pursuing research affiliated with the RCC.

The first blog post of the renewed Seeing the Woods is “The Wounds of War and What We Must Know” of the blog series “Russian Environmental Politics: Reading between the Lines” by Vita Lacis. Read it here.

New Virtual Exhibition: “Petra Kelly: Life and Legacy of a Transnational Green Activist”

The Environment & Society Portal team is excited to announce the release of the virtual exhibition “Petra Kelly: Life and Legacy of a Transnational Green Activist,” curated by Stephen Milder and Andreas Jünger.

The exhibition follows the life story of Petra Kelly—social activist, cofounder of the West German Green Party, and recipient of the Right Livelihood Award—considering her transnationalism and the way her visions and ideas have informed green politics. Explore the exhibition here.

Audio Additions to Springs: The Rachel Carson Center Review

You can now listen to Springs: The Rachel Carson Center Review! As part of our effort to make Springs more accessable, we have started to add audio recordings of our articles the website.

Tune in to “The Isthmus of Panama and the Knowledge Anthropocene” by Paul S. Sutter, “Human Overpopulation: The Elephant in the Greenhouse” by Helen Tiffin, “The Poor Woods of Northern Nigeria” by Sule Emmanuel Egya, and “Earthworm” by Sumana Roy.

Featured Project: Speak4Nature

SPEAK4Nature: Rights of Ecosystems” is a new, EU-funded project that focuses on understanding ecological interdependence and nature rights. It has a number of partner universities and research centers all over the EU and Latin America.

Sounds interesting and you want to know more? Have a look at the project's website.