Here we feature the work of freshmen – these are the final pieces produced over a semester for subject SP.360 – Terrascope Radio.
A visit to the fisheries of Iceland leads Terrascopers deeper into an exploration of Icelanders’ relationship with land and sea, ranging from their strong and ancient folk traditions to the ultra-modern use of geothermal power.
AIn the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina Terrascopers visit New Orleans, as well as bayous and wetlands that lie between the city and the Gulf of Mexico; they find stories of hope and kindness, mixed in with healthy doses of music and humor.
In this excerpt from “Valdivia: Stories of Survival,” tsunami survivors reflect on their experiences and on how the tsunami and its aftermath have shaped their lives and their city.
Terrascopers travel to southern Chile and report on three survival stories they find there: Survival of a unique ecosystem, cultural survival of native populations and personal survival during a devastating earthquake and tsunami.