Green Blog: Stronger than the Storm?

By Amy Tourgee, guest blogger, Kent Place School alumna and Environmental Studies undergraduate at Princeton University Well, Labor Day weekend has come and gone, meaning summer has finally come to an end. Pools are closing, kids are going back to…

Green Blog: Sustainability of Fisheries

By Amy Tourgee, guest blogger, Kent Place School alumna and Environmental Studies undergraduate at Princeton University One thing I’m really going to miss about summer is eating lots of seafood. I can’t say I ever really eat the fish at…

Green Blog: Man vs. Wild

By Amy Tourgee, guest blogger, Kent Place School alumna and Environmental Studies undergraduate at Princeton University I remember something that really struck me in Kenya was a tension between humans and wildlife. As a foreigner, you see the wildlife as…

Green Blog: Every Rose Has Its Thorn

By Amy Tourgee, guest blogger, Kent Place School alumna and Environmental Studies undergraduate at Princeton University One of the most fun field trips we took abroad in Kenya was a day trip to a rose farm in Nanyuki, Kenya –…

Green Blog: Supply and Demand of the Rhino Horn

By Amy Tourgee, guest blogger, Kent Place School alumna and Environmental Studies undergraduate at Princeton University Hi again! Although I’ve been on a bit of a hiatus because of Kenya’s limited internet connectivity, I’m back for a while now posting…

Green Blog: Do You Make Green By Being Green?

By Amy Tourgee, guest blogger, Kent Place School alumna and Environmental Studies undergraduate at Princeton University On Sunday afternoon, I accidentally but fortuitously read a certain New York Times article.  Since I now live at a research center in the…

Green Blog: The Economic Efficiency of the Last Mango

By Amy Tourgee, guest blogger Jambo from Kenya again this week! The class has finally reached our destination: the beautiful Mpala Research Centre where we can see elephants grazing across the river from our rooms and giraffes line the side…

Green Blog: Global Edition

By Amy Tourgee, guest blogger, Kent Place School alumna and Environmental Studies undergraduate at Princeton University Hello to all from Kenya! For those of you who didn’t catch the postscript of my last blog, I am studying abroad here on…

Green Blog: Inauguration Edition

By Amy Tourgee, guest blogger Watching the presidential inauguration on Monday was both an inspiring and entertaining event.  Listening to Obama’s inaugural address, I was pretty happy to hear him specifically bring up the country’s need to tackle climate change. …

Green Blog: A Tragedy for All

By Amy Tourgee, guest blogger, Kent Place School alumna and Environmental Studies undergraduate at Princeton University This past summer, I was fortunate enough to travel throughout China for a few weeks.  I ate dim sum, climbed the Great Wall and…