In There’s Something In the Water, a new documentary premiering at the Toronto International Film Festival this weekend, co-directors and producers Ellen Page and Ian Daniel introduce viewers to several women who are taking a stand against environmental racism in Page’s home province of Nova Scotia, Canada. In a first clip from the movie, above, we meet one such woman, Michelle Francis-Denny.
The granddaughter of a former Pictou Landing … [more…]
Maggy Hurchalla kayaking near her home in Stuart, Fla., this summer. Eve Edelheit for The New York Times
STUART, Fla. — Maggy Hurchalla’s piece of Florida heaven is a patch of pristine Atlantic shore accessible only by boat in St. Lucie Inlet Preserve State Park. She and her husband nicknamed it the “End of the World” when they first came upon it half a century ago, after paddling south along … [more…]
Since 2011, the Syrian Civil War created one of the most devastating humanitarian disasters in the world, with an estimated number of 13.5 million Syrians internally displaced or are refugees outside Syria, according to the United Nations.
Facing the difficulty of finding basic shelter and a home to live in, award-winning Jordanian-Canadian architect Abeer Seikaly was inspired to come up with a solution to help transform the lives of these
Photo: SEI Senior Scientist Charles Young and Stantec Principal Engineer Andy Draper receive the Fisher Award at the California Water and Environmental Modeling Forum. Photo: Stacy Tanaka
SEI’s Charles Young and Stantec’s Andy Draper won for their work on the Sacramento Water Allocation Model.
SEI Senior Scientist Charles Young and Stantec Principal Engineer Andy Draper received the prestigious Hugo B. Fisher Award this week for their work on an unprecedented … [more…]
Twelve-year-old Gitanjali Rao of Lone Tree. Photo courtesy Eliza Donley Nolte
Meet six remarkable Colorado tweens and teens who are making a positive impact in their community.
A Push for Safer Water
Gitanjali Rao, 12, Lone Tree
“I heard about the Flint water crisis, and it was appalling to me,” says 12-year-old Gitanjali Rao (pictured above). While the rest of us were wishing for better, this eighth grader took action, … [more…]