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Faster Than We Thought

An excerpt from The World as We Knew It: Dispatches from a changing climate, edited by Amy Brady and Tajja Isen. I grew up in Qatar, a tiny peninsula off the Continue reading

The Glowing Muse

One of my first assignments as a young reporter at the El Paso Times was to follow a couple of scorpion experts into the desert after dark. They strapped snake chaps Continue reading

An Invisible Narrative

“Could it be that inherited objects can be outlines of our incomplete secrets?”                                     Continue reading

Cold War Game Theory

In early April 1990, I arrived in Bucharest to write an environmental story for a magazine based in Paris, where I was living at the time. A catastrophe had been unfolding Continue reading