Vox Populi

A Public Sphere for Poetry, Politics, and Nature

Akashinga “The Brave Ones”: Nature Protected by Women

A growing body of evidence suggests that empowering women is the single biggest force for positive change in the world today.

November 9, 2019 · Leave a comment

Jennifer Stitt: For Rachel Carson, wonder was a radical state of mind

In the 1940s, Rachel Carson began developing an ethic of wonder that stood at the centre of her ecological philosophy.

November 7, 2019 · Leave a comment

Rachel Carson: The Beauties and Mysteries of the Earth

If there is poetry in my book about the sea, it is not because I deliberately put it there, but because no one could write truthfully about the sea and leave out the poetry.

May 26, 2019 · 1 Comment

Video: Wallace Stegner’s “A Letter to Congress” (with complete text included)

. Director Christopher Newman says of this film: I originally set out to make this film as a sort of homage to Wallace Stegner and the enduring words he wrote … Continue reading

January 20, 2018 · 1 Comment

Patricia Youngblood: Liminal

Rachel Carson Wildlife Refuge Wells, Maine  2016   The tidal marsh takes its own time and space to mediate between land and water, offers not boundaries but margins, pliant and … Continue reading

September 15, 2017 · 1 Comment

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