Tag: volcanoes

On Canoes, Pine Trees, and Volcanoes: The Importance of Eyewitness Observation in Environmental Journalism

By: Mark Neužil There are three critical components of environmental journalism: observation, research, and description. Of the three, in my experience as a journalist and journalism teacher, eyewitness observation is the piece that is most likely undervalued and, in some cases, ignored altogether. Most… Continue Reading “On Canoes, Pine Trees, and Volcanoes: The Importance of Eyewitness Observation in Environmental Journalism”

Snapshot: Katrin Kleemann Takes First Prize in Photo Competition

Katrin Kleemann has been awarded the jury’s first prize in the LMU GraduateCenter’s “Mein Forschungsgegenstand/My Research Object” photography competition for her photo of the Laki fissure in Iceland. Katrin is a doctoral candidate in the Rachel Carson Center’s Doctoral Program Environment and Society and… Continue Reading “Snapshot: Katrin Kleemann Takes First Prize in Photo Competition”

Worldview: Watch Your Step!

“Moss Conservation in Vatnajökull National Park, Iceland” By Katrin Kleemann All photographs were taken by Katrin Kleemann and used here with her express permission. Lakagígar is a fissure volcano in Iceland’s remote highlands that erupted in 1783–84 and left behind a landscape full of… Continue Reading “Worldview: Watch Your Step!”

“Very Old Stone With Fire Inside”: Kindergarten Explorers Visit the RCC

Post by Katie Ritson (Managing Editor, RCC) I am used to explaining what exactly the Rachel Carson Center is, and what my work there involves, but I don’t usually have to do it to a room full of five and six-year-olds. However, I was… Continue Reading ““Very Old Stone With Fire Inside”: Kindergarten Explorers Visit the RCC”