When Planting Trees is Controversial

Posted by Alanna Elder – MA Candidate at CLACS / Global Journalism at NYU A few weeks ago I went to a seed fair in Itapúa, the department in the southeast corner of Paraguay. We left at 4:30 a.m., and the sky lightened slowly as we turned through a tangle of highways south of Asuncion.Continue reading “When Planting Trees is Controversial”

Where the River Meets the City

Posted by Alanna Elder – MA Candidate at CLACS / Global Journalism at NYU I spent at least a third of an 8-hour layover in Houston exploring Paraguay on Google Maps, looking ahead to when I could finally see and move beyond the length of an airport terminal. Still laboring under the illusion that IContinue reading “Where the River Meets the City”