Weather Gone Wild: documentary review

by Cherice Bock Editor, Whole Terrain In the wake of an unprecedented number of extreme weather events in the last several years, Weather Gone Wild explores the significance of these events as well as strategies we could employ in order to mitigate them. Although each weather event taken alone could …

Staff profile: Chelsea Coombes leaving for Peace Corps

by Cherice Bock Editor, Whole Terrain In addition to an excellent editorial board made up of practitioners and academics from around the country, Whole Terrain benefits from the passion, wisdom, and infusion of new energy from masters and doctoral students in the Environmental Studies Department at Antioch University New England (AUNE) each …

Announcing Volume 22: Trust

Announcing the release of Volume 22: Trust! This beautiful and insightful print journal explores a number of angles on the theme of trust, from land trusts to trusting the passage of time. By focusing on trust in this issue, we are not encouraging a sentimental, Romantic ideal of “trusting nature” and …

Wrenched: documentary review

by Cherice Bock Editor, Whole Terrain Fans of the author and environmental activist Edward Abbey will love the documentary Wrenched. For younger generations of environmentalists, who may not have encountered Abbey’s writing yet, this film can introduce them to Abbey’s particular brand of radical environmental activism, “monkey wrenching,” and his …

Breaking Bread: Last Call!

by Cherice Bock Editor, Whole Terrain Have you been working on a written or visual art piece for our Breaking Bread volume? Friday, April 15, 2016, is the final day to submit your pieces. We’ve received some great work so far, and look forward to the pieces that will come …

Robin Wall Kimmerer, “Celebration & Ceremony” contributor, featured on On Being

Robin Wall Kimmerer, who contributed a piece called “Offering” to Whole Terrain’s volume 14, Celebration & Ceremony, appeared recently on the radio program On Being, produced through American Public Media. Go listen to it—it’s great! In the interview, entitled, “The Intelligence in All Kinds of Life,” Kimmerer spoke of the …

The Enemy Within: documentary review

In 1984-85, coal miners throughout most of the United Kingdom went on strike, protesting the Thatcher administration’s attempts at controlling trade unions. The biggest and longest strike in the history of the UK, it followed successful strikes in the 1970s where unions used successful tactics such as leveraging their control of the …

EarthVoice: new podcast

by Cherice Bock Editor, Whole Terrain A pilot episode of a new podcast of potential interest to our readers is available now, and she needs our help. The podcast is called EarthVoice, and it’s the passion project of one of the authors in our upcoming Trust volume, Elizabeth Claire Alberts. …

New Terrain Award: Breaking Bread

At Whole Terrain, we enjoy encouraging emerging authors who have a talent for expressing their reflective environmental practice in writing. Therefore, we offer our New Terrain Award for the best undergraduate piece we receive on each year’s theme. In addition to publication in Whole Terrain’s print volume, the New Terrain winner …

“Breaking Bread” this Thanksgiving

by Cherice Bock Editor, Whole Terrain With Thanksgiving approaching, maybe you, like me, are preparing for this, the one of our American holidays that is most fully devoted to food. I am making butternut squash pies from squash I grew, with butter and flour produced in my region, and looking …

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