Collaborative Ocean Climate Adaptation: Will We Have the Courage to Lead?

Climate change poses a serious threat to life in our seas, including coral reefs and fisheries, with impacts on marine ecosystems, economies and societies, especially those most dependent upon natural resources. Therisk posed by climate change can be reduced by limiting global warming to no more than 1.5°C. IPCC SR Ocean & Cryosphere, Chapter 5, […]

“Protect: Coastlines, Guns and Women in the Low Country” a pilot episode of a series highlighting local sustainability stories

An enormous sense of gratitude to Two Lane Films fills me this week! I am honored to have been given a space alongside such inspiring human beings in my hometown, Savannah, Georgia, and the Low Country region. The short film “Protect: Coastlines, Guns and Women in the Low Country” has such an enormous message, and will […]

Self-Determination and the Right to Information on the Shale Gas Frontier By Dr. Simona L. Perry

Reposted from Center for Humans & Nature Resilient Future Questions: “Does fracking violate human rights?” “…the right to seek, receive and impart information is not merely a corollary of freedom of opinion and expression; it is a right in and of itself. As such, it is one of the rights upon which free and democratic […]

Banish The Word Struggle, And Celebrate Us! ~Address to Kentuckians for the Commonwealth Community Pipeline Summit, November 2016 by Dr. Simona L. Perry

“There is a river flowing now very fast. It is so great and swift, that there are those who will be afraid. They will try to hold on to the shore. They will feel they are being torn apart and will suffer greatly. Know the river has its destination. The Elders say we must let […]