mai ishikawa sutton and Tal Milovina
A letter from the editors.
Trek into the Unknown
Mwanyigha's ambitions are as abundant as the water in his environment. The ocean — the body of water his hopes had been cast into — is where his lineage will end once the wooden boat he journeys in docks at the shores of a foreign land.
Water goes into every aspect of lives, including our technology. Why is its (mis)use so hidden from us?
Jakarta had drowned and for two decades she was claimed by the sea — until the government engaged some architects who designed Palm Jumeirah and Jebel Ali as a semi-Atlantis. We flew to Garut where the new airport was built on the reclaimed lands around Mount Papandayan, now near sea level, before taking a private boat to Jakarta.
E Jayashree Kurup
Citizens and local governments of Gurugram and Bengaluru work together to restore old creeks and ponds to counter urban floods caused by peak precipitation. Citizens are the most interested stakeholders in finding local solutions to counter climate change.
In the 1930s in Wicklow, Ireland, a valley was evacuated and flooded to create a reservoir and an electricity plant at Poulaphuca. Animals, humans, trees, fungi, birds, and fish were all displaced. So too were myths and histories.
Dolly, Niall, Eamon Foreman, Elinor
A mysterious agency moves into a Mediterranean reef in an ostensible attempt to conserve its inhabitants. Following a series of disappearances, you are tasked with discovering their true motives and finding out what happened to your subterranean friends.
Throwing a net around the sea
jacob sujin kuppermann
Environmental DNA has been acclaimed as a transformative resource for understanding marine biodiversity — but who gets to draw from this rich well of ecological data?
The Low People and Their Waters
Dutch people are born water heroes...At least, so goes the story. In reality, it took them a thousand years to figure out how to live 'below' the water and, most importantly, how to effectively work together to do so.
Ribeirão da Paciência
Portal sem porteiras
There are many voices to hear. There are many established structures to understand. Walking with the river that supplies our community is how we build thoughts around connections.
relating to the infinite
We seek to communicate the singularity of our experience, and it’s the limits and the peculiarities of a thing that give it character. The more unique, the more novel, a thing is, the more it will catch our eye.
A New Medium for Your Messages
mai ishikawa sutton and mauve
How (and why) did COMPOST become a dweb-native magazine? An update and reflection about our sister project, Distributed.Press
Tangents, fragments, and shout outs!