Just south of Lawrence, Kansas is one of the most prolific exhibitions of wildlife in the area. Despite rampant urbanization—further intensified by the South Lawrence Trafficway (SLT)—the Haskell and Baker Wetlands have been a mainstay for numerous wildlife, including migratory birds/butterflies, frogs, and native vegetation.  A recent unveiling of aContinue Reading

Americans make up 5% of the world’s population and consume 26% of the world’s energy according to Point Park University’s “Fun Facts about Sustainability”. Just 5% of the world goes through 26% of the total energy! Ouch, that’s hard to read isn’t it? As reported from the U.S. Census Bureau’sContinue Reading

On October 22nd 23rd, and 24th 2019, Haskell Indian Nations University hosted the Indigenous Just Transition Assembly organized by the Indigenous Environmental Network (IEN). Over 100 Indigenous leaders and organizers from around the country met to discuss the importance of making a Just Transition from an unfair, capitalistic, and carbon-basedContinue Reading

This summer of 2019, I was honored and humbled to be accepted as one out of the 13 students participating in the Research for Undergraduate Students (REU) Sustainable Land and Water Resources Program (SLAWR). The program has three main groups that divide the students to work in different areas forContinue Reading

A group of Haskell students have been spending their free time this semester preparing for the upcoming Indigenous Tribunal on Saturday, April 22nd. The tribunal will be an opportunity to learn about Indigenous paradigms of justice. The Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) issue will also be discussed within the framework of Indigenous justice. TheContinue Reading