The article I coauthored with Dr. Jerry Miller and presented in Kansas City last spring has been published by the peer-reviewed academic journal American Behavioral Scientist. You can read the abstract here (or ask me for a full version).
John Nelson mapped decades of data recording natural disasters to create these stunning images tracing the paths of tornadoes, hurricanes, earthquakes and wildfires across the U.S. and the globe.
Photographer Nick Brandt wrote about these eerie black-and-white photos of a lake that turns birds and bats into stone in his new book Across The Ravaged Land:
I unexpectedly found the creatures — all manner of birds and bats — washed up along the shoreline of Lake Natron in Northern Tanzania. No one knows for certain exactly how they die, but it appears that the extreme reflective nature of the lake’s surface confuses them, and like birds crashing into plate glass windows, they crash into the lake.
The water has an extremely high soda and salt content, so high that it would strip the ink off my Kodak film boxes within a few seconds. The soda and salt causes the creatures to calcify, perfectly preserved, as they dry.
Anti-sex trafficking initiative Save Our Sisters has launched a powerful new ad campaign called “Abused Goddesses” condemning domestic violence in India. “The campaign simply and effectively captures India’s most dangerous contradiction: that of revering women in religion and mythology, while the nation remains incredibly unsafe for its women citizens.”