“What surprised me was actually how profound, how deep I managed to have this relationship with carbon. Like, because in the end, I found, through the writing and embodying carbon for so long, I found the connections, the entanglement of carbon across so many aspects of all our lives so illuminating, so surprising. Sometimes I… Continue reading A Biography of Carbon! – Daniella Ortega, Direector of “Carbon: An Unauthorized Biography”
“I learned that we are all capable of so much more than we think we are, until we push ourselves. We all have these reserves that I don’t think we use anymore…Keep looking for those parts of yourself that you have ignored.” Tracy Edwards Are you going boating this summer? Listen to this fascinating interview… Continue reading First Female ‘Yachtsman’ – Tracy Edwards &’Maiden’ Go ‘Round the World
“I learned that we are all capable of so much more than we think we are, until we push ourselves. We all have these reserves that I don’t think we use anymore…Keep looking for those parts of yourself that you have ignored.” Tracy Edwards Imagine deciding to take on captaining a brand new crew in… Continue reading Tips for Winning Against the Odds – Tracy Edwards, “Maiden” Documentary
Imagine deciding to take on captaining the first all-female crew in the world’s most dangerous round-the-world boat race with very, very limited experience. That’s what then 24-year old Tracy Edwards did. And. She. Won. The two most dangerous legs of the six-leg race. The new documentary, “Maiden” about it is truly extraordinary, with original footage from the actual race.
Listen to this truly fascinating and entertaining interview with Tracy about how she did it and what we can all learn from her transformation from novice to history-maker.
Stories abound about the potential contaminants in the water flooding Houston and its environs from Hurricane Harvey. But what might we learn from all that water? Perhaps we can learn something about it from the team that studied the Gulf of Mexico after the catastrophic BP Oil Spill. Dr. Rita Colwell, renowned microbiologist and oceanographer,… Continue reading Water Science Lessons? Rita Colwell, Gulf Water Expert, fmr NSF Administrator
“Find another way.” We all know the power of movies to move us. EMMY-winning documentary filmmaker – and co-executive producer of the masterful documentary “Dispatches From the Gulf” about the scientific impact of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill – Marilyn Weiner talks with Green Connections Radio host Joan Michelson about the ups and downs… Continue reading Movies, Environment – Marilyn Weiner, Screenscope Inc.