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Working in Botswana’s villages and countryside, geographer Kelley Crews explores how ongoing changes affect its people and ecosystems

Working in Botswana’s villages and countryside, geographer Kelley Crews explores how ongoing changes affect its people and ecosystems

The people of the Okavango River Delta region of Botswana live close to the land. The delta’s watery fingers provide water for crops and livestock. They draw wildlife that sustain the tourism industry and they grow grasses that go into crafts and other products. Kelley Crews, an associate professor in the Department of Geography and…   » Continue Reading

Wildflower Center ecologists help spur land use transformation through national green landscaping initiative

Wildflower Center ecologists help spur land use transformation through national green landscaping initiative

If we cannot envision the world we would like to live in, we cannot work towards its creation. If we cannot place ourselves in it in our imagination, we will not believe it is possible. — Author Chellis Glendinning A visitor to Santa Monica, Calif., might walk right past the house at 1724 Pearl St. without…   » Continue Reading