Reichwein is an associate professor at University of Alberta and is active with the Canadian Mountain Studies Initiative at U of A and earlier worked in the Canadian Rockies. Her new book, Climber’s Paradise: Making Canada’s Mountain Parks, 1906–1974, won a prestigious Clio Prize, as well as the INDIEFAB Book of the Year Honourable Mention for Ecology and Environment for non-fiction.
Julianne Lutz Warren has a Ph.D. in conservation ecology and wildlife biology from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, and currently serves as a Fellow with the Center for Humans and Nature. She is author of Aldo Leopold’s Odyssey (2006).
Juan Carlos Galeano was born in the Amazon region of Colombia. He is the author of Baraja Inicial (poetry, 1986), Pollen and Rifles (1997) a book on the poetry of violence, and Amazonia (poetry, 2003), Sobre las cosas (poetry, 2010), Amazonia y otros poemas (poetry, 2011), and Historias del viento (poetry, 2013).
“It’s difficult to define the field of environmental studies, but I would say that it is an interdisciplinary and emerging field that is concerned with creating a sustainable and just future.”