Two hundred years ago, Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley created one of the most famous novels ever written, Frankenstein — a remarkable book with a remarkable backstory.
A Film and Lecture by Chris Jordan. Watch the entire film: albatrossthefilm.com/watch-albatross. This feature-length documentary film is a powerful visual journey into the gut-wrenching environmental tragedy occurring on remote Midway Island, which lies a thousand miles northwest of Hawaii.
Summer brings millions of migratory seabirds, fish, and marine mammals to the San Juan Islands, where hundreds of miles of tightly folded shorelines and nutrient-rich waters foster a dense soup of algae and microscopic crustaceans.
Planetary scientists have sought to collect and examine samples from Mars since the beginning of the space age over fifty years ago. But although there are already Mars rocks on Earth, they are not sufficient.
Throughout history, civilizations have withered and even disappeared after destroying their once-fertile soils. We now risk repeating this age-old trauma on a global scale due to ongoing soil-degradation, climate change, and rapidly rising populations.