Horn of Africa

(Emily Berl for The Wall Street Journal)

Connecting the Dots: Weather, Climate, and Our Role

by: Blaine Skrainka


For those stateside, it’s been impossible this summer to ignore one sweaty fact-of-life: It’s hot. Brutally hot. It seems like we’re right back where we left off last summer — all 50 states saw record […]

Tags: Arctic, Blaine Skrainka, Climate Change, Climate Dots, Democracy Now, Enviroment, Global Warming, Heatwave, Horn of Africa, Journalism, Media Matters, NASA, NOAA, Politics, The Economist, The Wild Magazine, Wildfires, world
Arab Awakening

’11 STRIKING MOMENTS, PT.2

by: Blaine Skrainka


2011 was a year of worldwide unrest. Traditional social structures that favor the interests of those with money and power are being called into question by the masses. These are the most striking moments of […]

Tags: 11 Striking Moments, 2011, Afghanistan, al Shabab, Alec Loorz, Arab Awakening, Arab Spring, Bahrain, Blaine Skrainka, Carbon Emissions, Climate Change, COP17, Durban, Egypt, Global Warming, Horn of Africa, Iraq, Keystone pipeline, Libya, Occupy Wall Street, Osama bin Laden, Pakistan, Politics, Somalia, South Africa, Syria, The Wild Magazine, Tunisia, Wisconsin, world, Yemen
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Ryan’s Well

by: Blaine Skrainka


Despite political stagnation, everyday people continue to seek solutions to our climate crisis. Ryan Hrejac, of Ontario, Canada, began his mission to battle global water shortages in developing nations through direct action, education, and inspiration, […]

Tags: Activism, Blaine Skrainka, China, Developing Nations, Environment, Global Water Shortage, Health, Horn of Africa, Ryan Hrejac, Ryan's Well, The Wild Magazine, Water, Water Crisis, world
Arctic Melt

CLIMATE CHANGE UPDATE

by: Blaine Skrainka


News coverage has been completely overwhelmed during the month of July over the synthetic debt ceiling crisis, yielding little time for coverage of other stories. For the environmentally conscious WILD community, we want to highlight […]

Tags: Arctic, Birth Defects, Blaine Skrainka, Cancer, Climate Change Update, Climate Skeptics, Conservatives, DDT, Debt Ceiling Crisis, Drought, East Africa, Environment, Horn of Africa, Pestacides, Politics, Somalia, Tea Party, The Wild Magazine, world
bono, k'naan and somali minnesotans

STAND BY ME

by: Blaine Skrainka


On Saturday night, humanitarian advocates and global superstars teamed up raise awareness for the ongoing crisis in Somalia. Bono, of U2, invited Somali native K’Naan to the stage to perform a stirring rendition of Ben […]

Tags: Blaine Skrainka, Bono, Drought, East Africa, Horn of Africa, Humanitarian Crisis, K'Naan, music, ONE, Somalia, Stand By Me, The Wild Magazine, United Nations, War, world
Drought in Somalia

THE EPICENTER OF CLIMATE CHANGE

by: Blaine Skrainka


The Horn of Africa on the continent’s east coast is experiencing the worst drought in more than 60 years.  Climate scientists believe that the extreme weather patterns are a direct result of human carbon emissions. […]

Tags: Africa, Blaine Skrainka, Climate Change, Daphne Wysham, Djibouti, Drought, Environment, Ethiopia, Famine, Horn of Africa, Kenya, Piracy, Somalia, The Epicenter of Climate Change, The Wild Magazine, world

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