Craig Santos Perez

Nepal earthquake 2015 002 The poetry of disaster
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The poetry of disaster can open up a space for solace and solidarity, sympathy and empathy, education and awareness, and to share our trauma and resilience. Read More »

Clouds over the atlantic ocean The ocean in us
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Week four of Pacific Eco-Poetics focuses on our relationship to the Ocean. Read More »

Weba few palm trees remain standing amid the destruction caused by typhoon haiyan in the city of tacloban, philippines (11290331484) Waikiki, Raw Sewage, and the Necro-Pastoral
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Pacific Eco-Poetics Week 3: The necro-pastoral aims to make us look at death, sin, evil, fear and destruction so that we might consider our mortality, morality and ethics. Read More »

Little gasparilla sunrise Pacific Eco-Poetics week 2: solastalgia
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In these poems, the natural world is longed for because of its association with home, innocence, family, peace, sustenance and nurturance. Read More »

Kiloignaciojimena.a2015241.2225.2km Intro to Pacific Eco-Poetics
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The Hawaii Independent is pleased to present a series exploring eco-poetics and eco-criticism, featuring poems, reflections and critiques about the environment, climate change and more. Read More »

Attractive floating hotel 685961 Private islands, super-yachts and Marine Protected Areas

How Marine Protected Areas have given rise to a surge of profit-seeking Eco-tourism investments. Read More »

B-1 bombers on diego garcia Blue-washing the colonization and militarization of Our Ocean

How U.S. Marine National Monuments protect environmentally harmful U.S. military bases throughout the Pacific and the world. Read More »