Monthly Archives: April 2011

Lawrence Buell

by Benjamin Bakker Lawrence Buell                 Lawrence Buell was born in 1939 in a city and state unknown. Not much is known about his childhood or adolescence, although after he was born his parents lived in Malvern, Pennsylvania. His mother … Continue reading

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Terry Tempest Williams

by Katey Parrott Born: September 8, 1955 in Corona California Lived through “The Day We Bombed Utah” as a child. Seeing the connection between the bombing area and rise in cancer patients sparked her passion for environmental writing, which led … Continue reading

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Sandra Steingraber

Sandra  Steingraber Ecologist, author, and cancer survivor by Cody Jakubowski Sandra Steingraber is currently a scholar in residence in Ithaca College in Ithaca, New York. She is recognized for her ability to serve as a two-way translator between scientists and … Continue reading

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Blacks in National Parks?

Lack of Blacks at National Parks Worries Ranger ABC News / By ERIC HORNG YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif., Aug. 16, 2009 America’s national parks have a quiet power and an arresting beauty, but to Yosemite National Park Ranger Shelton Johnson, … Continue reading

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Michael Pollan

by Andy Peterson Michael Pollan (06.Feb, 1955 – ) Michael Pollan was born in 1955 in Long Island, New York.  He received his Master’s Degree in English at Columbia University in 1981, having previously studied at Bennington College and at … Continue reading

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Barbara Kingsolver

By Kaitlyn Roble Biography Born in 1955, Kingsolver was raised in Kentucky.  She received degrees in biology from DePauw University as well as University of Arizona.  Since 1985 she has worked as a freelance writer and author.  Before settling in … Continue reading

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Helena Maria Viramontes

By Justin Luther Biography Helena Maria Viramontes was born in Los Angeles on February 26, 1954. She grew up in a large family with 8 siblings (3 brothers and 5 sisters) and a large number of relatives spread throughout Mexico … Continue reading

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