We hear daily that our nation is “polarized.” But there are important areas of collaboration and common ground that are happening under the radar. MacArthur genius Gary Paul Nabhan‘s work brings together environmentalists and food producers — with exciting results.
Ticks are tiny, eight-legged creatures who are proliferating as the climate warms. They carry an array of diseases that can disable and even kill–and our health providers and public health systems have yet to fully address the gravity of the threat.
Each one of us is more like a forest than a tree. From our skin on in, we contain untold millions of genetically diverse organisms whose job it is to keep us healthy. Science is just beginning to understand how they work — and how this understanding can be used to treat and prevent illness.
Dr. Hisham Moharram brings together scientific training and religious faith. He’s put together a community of farmer-entrepreneurs that serve their local area and provide a model for agriculture farming in other parts of the country.
What would a municipal first responder unit look like if you built it from the ground up? We discuss this question with two first responders from the Santa Fe Fire Department, and the director of Southwest Care, who are together coming up with innovative solutions — including an assistance dog.
Author William Powers and his wife and baby daughter moved to Bolivia, bought five acres of land in a small town, and set out to live a simpler, more balanced life, in community and closer to nature. We discuss the pitfalls, successes, and underlying ideals of these choices.
Santa Fe’s Fiesta celebration has been going on for over three centuries — and has been continually changing. City historian Andrew Lovato takes us through the myriad manifestations of fiesta, and they ways they reflect the changing nature and culture of the city.
… what could use improvement? Eric Witt, director of the Santa Fe Film Office, leads us through the intricacies of what makes a film incentive program work for a state, and how New Mexico’s economic development could be optimized in the film and media space.
When it comes to the census, New Mexico the most difficult state in the US to get an accurate count of its residents. Why? And why does it matter so much? What are the politics of counting? Sara Solovich of Searchlight New Mexico, tells the story of our sprawling, rural state, and what’s at stake if the count is not accurate.
What would it take to run two marathons a day–for 52 days in a row? Meet the runners who treat the 3100 mile race as a spiritual practice. And the Native American runners who run to express their historical running traditions and connection with the land.