Posts Tagged ‘global warming’

Cyberian Dispatch 15: The Exchange Between Idealism and Fatalism in Bolshoye Goloustnoye

Posted on 05.11.2019 in Of Note
Cyberian Dispatch 15: The Exchange Between Idealism and Fatalism in Bolshoye Goloustnoye

  Gabriela Bulisova & Mark Isaac Bolshoye Goloustnoye is a bucolic hideaway nestled in a valley on Baikal’s western shore. Traditional wooden houses with precious decorative accents line hushed streets, stretching to the Lake, where a classic wooden church anchors the village. Sheep forage on the steep hills overhead, while cows and horses parade leisurely…

Cyberian Dispatch 9: Playing Hide and Seek with the Angara

Posted on 01.14.2019 in Of Note
Cyberian Dispatch 9: Playing Hide and Seek with the Angara

Gabriela Bulisova & Mark Isaac There are more than 330 rivers that flow into Lake Baikal, filling the cavernous Lake with one-fifth of the world’s fresh water. But there is only one mighty river that flows out: the Angara. In Irkutsk, the largest city on the Angara, the River is half a block from our…

Cyberian Dispatch 5: The Closest Place to Kiss the Lake

Posted on 10.29.2018 in Of Note
Cyberian Dispatch 5: The Closest Place to Kiss the Lake

  Gabriela Bulisova & Mark Isaac If the goal is to get to Lake Baikal quickly, Listvyanka makes it easy. Sitting at the source of the Angara River, Baikal’s only outlet, Listvyanka is a mere one hour marshrutka (minibus) ride from Irkutsk. It also has a reputation as the most commercial and touristy of all…

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….