Erica Gies covers water, climate change, plants, and critters on the science and environment beat. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, Scientific American, Nature, The Economist, and others. She is writing a book about slow water solutions, to be published by University of Chicago Press in North America and Head of Zeus in the UK and beyond.
Chennai Ran Out of Water — But That’s Only Half the Story 10.30.2020 Article - To reduce flooding and bridge droughts, India’s southern coastal metropolis is using ancient knowledge, community action, and wetlands restoration to harness its monsoon rains.
Hawaii’s Ancient Aquaculture Revival 06.12.2019 Article - In an ocean state that now imports half of its seafood, a determined group of activists is restoring the age-old aquaculture practices of Native Hawaiians.
Patience, Peace, and Persian Leopards 09.11.2018 Article - Despite myriad threats, two Kurdish scientists are fighting to create a peace park in the heart of the Middle East.