Monarch butterflies

Ecology: Climate Change and its Effects on Monarch Butterflies

Butterflies are beautiful creatures and an important part of the environment. But these fragile creatures, with a lifespan of a few months, are threatened by a myriad of factors, both man-made and natural. Monarch butterflies rely heavily on the climate … Continue reading Ecology: Climate Change and its Effects on Monarch Butterflies

The future of human habitation and economic production in French Polynesia depends on its ability to adapt to and mitigate sea-level rise and coral bleaching and acidification

Polynesians and How We Can Sustain their Indigenous Way of Life

A row boat wading in turquoise blue waters off the shore of a small uninhabited island in French Polynesia: Carrigan, Keone. “French Polynesia – A Southern Pacific Paradise.” Exquisite Travel Group, 28 Feb. 2020, exquisitetravelgroup.com/french-polynesia-a-southern-pacific-paradise/.  Introduction Hugging the pristine California … Continue reading Polynesians and How We Can Sustain their Indigenous Way of Life

A portrait of Tecumseh.

Tecumseh Speaks: Tecumseh and Current Native Issues

Rising Tensions: Tecumseh’s World Political and military chaos marked the turn of the seventeenth century for Tecumseh, a Shawnee warrior. Though Britain had surrendered in the Revolutionary War, continued naval skirmishes and the kidnapping of American soldiers kept tensions tight … Continue reading Tecumseh Speaks: Tecumseh and Current Native Issues

A happy family and their reindeer

Anthropology: How the Reindeer is the Central Aspect of Tsaatan’s Culture in Mongolia (Dukha)

Pay a visit to the forests of northern Mongolia, and you’ll be greeted by groups of rosy-cheeked tribespeople riding on reindeer. These are the Tsaatans, one of the last nomadic reindeer herding tribes in the world. The Tsaatan, also known … Continue reading Anthropology: How the Reindeer is the Central Aspect of Tsaatan’s Culture in Mongolia (Dukha)