NolaVie Presents : Environment

Ideal world in climate change part II: Do we already have the answers?

Tulane student Kyu Min Huh has been investigating the disconnect between people knowing that climate change is a serious issue and, yet, very little action taking place to solve the problem. In Part I of her series, she looks to her fellow students with questions about how climate change can and will affect their futures. For Part II, she dives further into the issue by talking to Tulane employees and community members about what solutions are in the works and in the future. Read More »

Creature Feature: Great apes on the move

This week, the Audubon Nature Institute tells us about Casey (Gorilla) and Berani (Orangutan) who will be heading to new homes. They will be leaving as part of a strategy forged by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) to address the survival of their respective species, and Audubon wants to say their goodbyes. As do we. Read More »

UNO Documentary: Public Lab, a community science project

NolaVie and UNO partner together to put students in the community and provide the community with documentary films about the people and places that make this city vibrant. UNO student and filmmaker Zak Moses talks with partners and participants of Public Lab, a non-profit organization aimed at helping people and the environment in creative, unconventional ways. Read More »

Conversations about climate change

Writer and producer Christy George has been covering climate change in the environment for 15 years. She’s in New Orleans as a 2016 Flint and Steel Cross-disciplinary Combustion Resident at A Studio in the Woods. With the help ... Read More »

Viewfinder: Man vs. Wild

 I have always been fascinated by—and sometimes critical of—the human struggle to conquer wilderness through domestication and industrialization. I believe that this drive correlates in part with a desire to establish ourselves as our own masters, beings that have transcended the limitations ... Read More »

VIDEO: The Xmas tree drop

Last Thursday, thousands of Christmas trees were airlifted by helicopter and dropped into Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge. February 20th marked the 15th annual "Christmas Tree Drop" program, which helps preserve our wetlands and animal life. You know that ... Read More »

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