Tag: Sanjayan

Thelon Expedition: Final Camp – Where God Began

Written by | August 12th, 2011

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At the final camp of the expedition Sanjayan reflects on the meaning of the journey and what lies ahead for this vast land and the people that call it home.

Thelon Expedition: Fluid Motion

Written by | August 9th, 2011

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Sanjayan found a kayaking legend who would teach him everything he needed to know before the expedition on the river. Well, he did leave out one minor detail.

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, August 9

Written by | August 9th, 2011

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Cool Green Morning time:

  1. Al Gore doesn’t have very nice things to say about climate skeptics. (Treehugger)
  2. This historic one-year Texas drought will actually have ecological impacts for years to come. (YaleE360)
  3. What happened to the Long Island lobster? (New York Times)
  4. Get an update on Sanjayan’s Thelon expedition. (Huffington Post Green)
  5. Here’s how some DC-area bike commuters rode out the hottest July on record. (Grist)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, August 8

Written by | August 8th, 2011

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Start your day the cool green way:

  1. Fifty years of oil spills in Nigeria’s Ogoniland region will take up to three decades and over a billion dollars to clean up. (Mongabay)
  2. When it comes to printers, what’s the greenest option? (Grist)
  3. One thousand new farmers’ markets popped up this year. (The Daily Green)
  4. The Thelon Expedition: Sanjayan talks life at camp. (Huffington Post)
  5. Without protection, these six species will face extinction. (Treehugger)

Thelon Expedition: Left Things Late

Written by | August 8th, 2011

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The buggy evening, without a spot of wind, was transformed near midnight into a gale. We had picked out campsite designed for the views and to catch the slightest breeze; we were unprepared for the hard rain.

Thelon Expedition: The Country

Written by | August 3rd, 2011

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Overnight, a storm gathered in silence and quickly pounced. The hot windless evening of yesterday has been replaced by lashing rain and gale force winds. Our tents are anchored with heavy rocks, and yet we fear to leave them empty for too long lest they are tossed into the river.

Thelon Expedition: Life at Camp

Written by | August 2nd, 2011

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So far there are two constants in the campsites that have been selected, they are poor for fishing and great for bugs. But once they settle in, what is life like in one of the most remote spots in North America?

Thelon Expedition: Mosquitoes

Written by | August 1st, 2011

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The pale walls of my tent are smeared in many places as if a little kid with fingers covered in chocolate had played inside. The smears are blood.

Thelon Expedition: Caribou on the Barrens

Written by | August 1st, 2011

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I write in the light of the endless Arctic dusk, filtered into a golden hue through the walls of my tent. Outside, I hear wolves howl across the river …

Thelon Expedition: Caribou and the Dene

Written by | July 28th, 2011

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They had been out for two days when they sighted in the far distance a herd, and as the dogs surged forward in their excitement, Joseph lost his grip on the sled. When he tumbled on to the snow, his dad kept going …

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