Posts Tagged ‘danube’

A River in Retreat

Posted on 09.02.2018 in Of Note
A River in Retreat

  Gabriela Bulisova and Mark Isaac It was not only the grape harvest in Chl’aba, Slovakia that was compromised by a scorching hot summer without rain (see our last post), but the nearby Danube River has dropped to its lowest levels since the early 1960s, according to local residents. The most obvious result is that…

A Change of Climate

Posted on 08.30.2018 in Of Note
A Change of Climate

Gabriela Bulisova and Mark Isaac Our back to back Fulbright grants took us in 2017-18 to Ukraine and will take us in 2018-19 to Eastern Siberia. While the projects are 5 time zones away from each other, they have much in common. Both are focused on water that has been dramatically affected by climate change….

Red and Blue Days (Experiments on the Banks of the Danube)

Posted on 08.06.2017 in Of Note
Red and Blue Days (Experiments on the Banks of the Danube)

Greetings from Central Europe, where we’ve begun a year-long adventure  that will have multiple components, including a photo/video Fulbright project, learning about and reporting on contemporary life in Central and Eastern Europe, reconnecting with family, and exploring family origins. Our first stop is Chl’aba, Slovakia, the hometown of Gabriela’s mother, and the site of a…