African Environmentalism: Spirit and Science

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A new student guest co-host brings our final show for the Fall 2014 term this week! Mugabi Augustine Ateenyi Byenkya, a first-year environmental justice master’s student at the School of Natural Resources and Environment. His career interests lie in the intersection between development and environmental injustices issues, generally in the developing world, but more specifically in Sub-Saharan Africa. We start off with an incredible piece of spoken word poetry by Mugabi!

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Underserved Urban Green Space

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This week our topic and guests came to fruition thanks to our co-host, Nick Bruscato! Nick is a graduate student at the School of Natural Resources and Environment at the University of Michigan and a Participant in the Peace Corps Masters International program. He is studying Environmental Justice with a focus on inequities and access issues of public green space. This past May, Nick graduated from the Joint Program between Columbia University and The Jewish Theological Seminary where he majored in Italian Cultural Studies and Modern Jewish Studies, respectively. Nick loves cooking, kung fu and zoos. His favorite authors include IB Singer, Italo Calvino and Dr. Seuss. Continue reading Underserved Urban Green Space