Significance of Scale

We grapple with questions on orders of magnitude both great and small. This volume collects the work of environmentalists, writers, and artists, who have perspectives on and questions about the significance of scale. Contributors include Kathleen Dean Moore, Jeffrey Hollander, Charles Siebert, Sandra Steingreber, John Calderazzo, Seth Kantner and New Terrain Award winner Nicole Wooten.

Editor’s Note

Cover Artist

Illustrator

  • Sophy Tuttle

Contents

  • Green Umbrellas, Puzzle Pieces, and The Private Eye
    Kerry Ruef
  • Eclipsed
    Richard Wagner
  • The Cellularist Manifesto
    Charles Siebert
  • How Wide is the Ocean
    Tamara Adkins
  • Excerpts from Running the Numbers II
    Chris Jordon
  • From Alaska
    Seth Kantner
  • Genesis
    John Calderazzo
  • Big, Small, and the Bridge Between
    Jeffrey Hollender
  • Tragedies in Common
    Charles G. Curtin
  • Troglodytes
    Pat Musick
  • On the Plural of “Anecdote” and the Singular of “Data” an Interview with Sandra Steingraber
    Rochelle Gandour
  • Refugia of the Toads
    Kathleen Dean Moore
  • Thank the Stars
    Nicole Wooten
  • Perseus A, NGC 1275
    Reeve Gutsell