Tag: Oil

Student Research: Environmental (In)justice – The Case of Chevron-Texaco in Ecuador

By Camila Cabrera Ecuador, a small country located on the equator, bounded by the Pacific Ocean to the west, traversed by the Andes mountain range, and covered by part of the Amazon rainforest in the east, is one of the most biodiverse countries in… Continue Reading “Student Research: Environmental (In)justice – The Case of Chevron-Texaco in Ecuador”

Making Tracks: Chioma Daisy Onyige

In the “Making Tracks” series, RCC fellows and alumni present their experiences in environmental humanities, retracing the paths that led them to the Rachel Carson Center. For more information, please click here. “Omoku: My Environment, My Heritage, My Reality.” By Chioma Daisy Onyige I was… Continue Reading “Making Tracks: Chioma Daisy Onyige”

Videos: Lunchtime Colloquia, April

We have had some more exciting talks in our lunchtime colloquium series this month! Check out the videos below. For more videos, including a series of short interviews with fellows about their research at the RCC, please visit our YouTube channel. Angelika Krebs:  “‘And… Continue Reading “Videos: Lunchtime Colloquia, April”

Arctic Dreaming? History, Resource Development, and the Future of the Arctic Meltdown

By John Sandlos We have all heard the news stories: a warming climate is destined to melt huge sections of the multi-year polar sea ice, potentially unlocking the last great untapped reservoirs of oil and natural gas in the world. The media has been… Continue Reading “Arctic Dreaming? History, Resource Development, and the Future of the Arctic Meltdown”

Photo of the Week: Christof Mauch

Dalton Highway, Alaska, on the way to Deadhorse, near the Arctic Ocean. This photo was taken close to an oil pumping station. Dalton Highway was built to transport oil. Before the highway, the area looked like the top half of this photo. (Please click… Continue Reading “Photo of the Week: Christof Mauch”