Five Articles to Celebrate International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Photograph: Deborah Springstead Ford

Today, we celebrate women leadership in the sciences with these five Orion features from the archives.

 

 

Native or Invasive by Anjali Vaidya
What it means to adapt in a postcolonial world.
March/April 2017 issue

 
 

 

The Fracking of Rachel Carson by Sandra Steingraber
Silent Spring’s lost legacy, told in fifty parts.
September/October 2012 issue

 
 

 

Speaking of Nature by Robin Wall Kimmerer
Finding language that reveals our kinship with the natural world.
March/April 2017 issue

 
 

 

Chronicles of Ice by Gretel Ehrlich
A meditation on the shrinking world embodied in the soul of a glacier.
November/December 2004 issue

 
 

 

The Science of Citizenship by Belle Boggs
What’s at stake when schools skimp on science?
November/December 2013 issue

 
 

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This is a collection of Orion Staff contributions.