Photo by Erica Bower
In BwogSalon, we feature smashing articles from our many niche campus publications. Today, we look at the most recent issue of Consilience, a Columbia-based online journal of sustainable development.
Name of Publication: Consilience: The Journal of Sustainable Development
Edition: Issue 7, Winter 2011/2012
Description: Consilience is a global, online publication, based at Columbia University, dedicated to promoting interdisciplinary dialogue on sustainable development. It brings students, researchers, professors, and practitioners from a variety of disciplines and geographical regions in direct conversation with each other. It has published research from over 20 countries, on all 6 inhabited continents.
Selected Article: Erica Bower, a sophomore in Columbia College, in her photo essay “Striving Towards a Sustainable Solution: Water and Community in Veron, Dominican Republic”, grapples with the difficulties of providing access to clean drinking water to migrant communities servicing the tourist industry, in the Dominican Republic. Read a selection…