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Collective Memory

Jinny Turman (University of Virginia at Wise)

Many environmental movements pop up in small communities. Records aren’t always kept. What remains are the t-shirts, petitions and water bottles created along the way. Jinny Turman and her students are helping to preserve what’s in plain sight.

15 mins

Over-surveyed, Underserved

Nicole Hutton Shannon (William & Mary)

Sea level is rising. People along the Chesapeake Bay are feeling it, and researchers are swarming. Nicole Hutton Shannon says that heavily surveyed communities should have access to the research they contribute to.

13 mins


Adam Crepelle (George Mason University)

There’s a lot of water insecurity in the Navajo Nation. Adam Crepelle says this affects every aspect of life.

11 mins

Migrating Marshes

Matt Kirwan (Virginia Institute of Marine Science at William and Mary)

For years, researchers wondered how saltwater marshes would survive sea level rise along the Chesapeake. They have their answer. Matt Kirwan says that the marshes are migrating inland, often expanding into ghost forests.

13 mins

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