The Icelandic landscape has long held a fascination for me--from my first visit to Reykjavik in the 1970s when I was a young boy through the field course I taught there in 2007. It is a place where the land is most often laid bare, and geologic history is written (and volcanically rewritten) on even the … Continue reading Why Climate Change Matters in Iceland
We look with uncertainty beyond the old choices for clear-cut answers to a softer, more permeable aliveness Anne Hillman 2014 ended with some wild swings of the weather pendulum--each one carrying with it its own seasonality, memories, and sense of place. Late autumn brought an early winter, with temps … Continue reading 2015: A year of intention
The Kjölur Run project has made international news in the Nov. 24th issue of Iceland's largest newspaper, Fréttablaðið! Translated, with more than a little help from Google: Kjölur Run Environmental Advocate Wants to Draw Attention to Global Warming and Raise Scholarships. "I've been teaching and learning about the environment for 20 years. I wanted … Continue reading Kjölur Run Goes International!