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Sunday set: Global change

Travel a little, learn a lot This set includes illustrations for some of my most recent stories in various environmental and climate news publications and if you’re a regular Summit Voice reader who is not on Twitter or Instagram, I’m providing a few links here. A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about how some … Continue reading Sunday set: Global change

Sunday set: Forests

Trees are our friends Last week the UN celebrated the International Day of Forests as a way to acknowledge how important forests are to the world. To cynics, it may seem trite lip service by faceless bureaucrats. But in reality, it’s critical that everyone understands how important forests are for the planet. They cover about … Continue reading Sunday set: Forests

Sunday set: Seaside

Mediterranean bliss At the end of a long winter, it’s fun to daydream about hot summer days by the sea in the pleasing coastal towns of the Mediterranean. We especially enjoyed Varazze last July. The Italian harbor town isn’t particularly well known internationally, but it’s a favored getaway for residents of bustling Genoa and for … Continue reading Sunday set: Seaside

Sunday set: Farewell to ice

Frozen fountains … Spring has come early to large parts of the Northern Hemisphere warming under a blanket of heat-trapping greenhouse gases, so it’s time to say goodbye to winter with some images celebrating icy creeks. These photos are from Colorado, a global warming hotspot, where the average temperature has increased faster than in any … Continue reading Sunday set: Farewell to ice

Sunday set: Austria’s mountain farms

Alm journeys This past summer, we spent several weeks exploring the world of Austrian Alms, high mountain pastures that are only grazed for a few months each summer. While we in the U.S. generally tend to prefer undisturbed mountain landscapes for their aesthetic and environmental values, these Austrian pastures have been grazed for centuries and … Continue reading Sunday set: Austria’s mountain farms

Sunday set: Environmental journeys

Seeking knowledge … I’ve been reporting on the environment for 21 years, so it’s not surprising that, even when I’m traveling on vacation, I tend to see nearly everything through a certain prism. That may be a blessing and a curse at the same time. It might be nice, every now and then, to completely … Continue reading Sunday set: Environmental journeys