Inspirations: Contamination

As part of an ongoing effort to encourage further exploration of the topics raised in In Layman's Terms, we will be updating posts with the inspirations for the pieces found within the issues. Check back frequently for more inspirations! You can read "Oysters Restored" by Jan Ball, "To a Fish" by Nathlaie Kuroiwa-Lewis, and "What Gets … Continue reading Inspirations: Contamination

Inspirations: Invasive Species

As part of an ongoing effort to encourage further exploration of the topics raised in In Layman's Terms, we will be updating posts with the inspirations for the pieces found within the issues. Check back frequently for more inspirations! You can read "Earthworms" by James Dott, "Paperclip: A Story of Invasive Plants" by JM Miller, and … Continue reading Inspirations: Invasive Species

Why Should We Care About Invasive Species?

What's the problem? Invasive species threaten endemic biodiversity in the Pacific Northwest (and around the globe). Many people are unaware of how many species in their own back yard may be invasive and are unknowingly contributing to the problem. What IS "endemic biodiversity" and why should we care about protecting it? Properly functioning systems and interactions between … Continue reading Why Should We Care About Invasive Species?