Issue #64: May 2018 - Pacific Standard

Issue #64: May 2018

Features

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The Great, Chaotic Biochar Experiment

Australian plant ecologist Brenton Ladd wants to reengineer the notoriously nutrient-poor soils in the Amazon, and, in the process, save the world's trees. But first, he has to convince Peruvian farmers and non-profits—and occasionally, his own research team—that he's not just another gringo with a strange idea.

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Surviving Racism

A Native writer struggling against the ignorance of white culture finds that her stories are her lifeline, her wounds are her power, and though the scales have been weighted against her in almost every way, there are many reasons to survive.

Culture Pages

The Fix

Field Notes

Primer