Resilience Thinking

it is a litany of familiar glooms. the earth is in a mess. once productive agricultural lands are dogged by unforeseen problems — salinisation, erosion, desertification, pollution. lake systems and rivers everywhere are experiencing algal blooms and a host of other problems associated with nutrient oversupply. productive rangelands are turning into unproductive expanses of woody […]

Naivete, Idealism and SOP Stories

(as with other older — anything over three years old — posts on this blog, the statement of purpose i wrote while applying for higher studies too is being uploaded post facto) In Robert Fisk’s The Great War For Civilisation, Amira Hass, an Israeli journalist who has voluntarily embedded herself in the occupied territories to […]