Tag: Liz Cunningham

Heartache and Hope for Coral Reefs

In 2012, Liz Cunningham witnessed a dramatic coral bleaching event in the Turks and Caicos Islands in less than one week’s time. That month the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) documented record-breaking temperature highs for the North Atlantic and Caribbean Sea. This excerpt from Cunningham’s award-winning book, Ocean Country, describes what she saw. The …continue

Liz Cunningham: True Hope is Like True Love

I’ve been thinking a lot about hope this past week. Like so many, I’ve been asking, Where is the hope in this? And asking myself if the hope I write and speak about still holds. My answer to both questions is yes. I’ve been realizing something though—slowly, like the roots of potato plants growing underground, …continue

Summer Vacation: Liz Cunningham on the Beauty of Going it Alone

Many of our authors are seasoned travelers, spending months or even years abroad researching and writing their books, often in remote locations and often in close communion with the local inhabitants of those regions. Our Summer Vacation Series collects some of their thoughts, along with some tips to keep you grounded while you’re on the …continue

Climate Change, Morality, and Social Change

Guest Post by Liz Cunningham We tend to have collective amnesia about how social change occurs. I’ve been asking myself over and over lately, Where does change come from? It happens right smack in the middle of mindsets that tell us that whatever it is we want to change is so intrinsic to the way …continue

Watch the Book Trailer for Ocean Country

  ABOUT THE BOOK Ocean Country is an adventure story, a call to action, and a poetic meditation on the state of the seas. But most importantly it is the story of finding true hope in the midst of one of the greatest crises to face humankind, the rapidly degrading state of our environment. After …continue

Summer Reading Series: Liz Cunningham

Liz Cunningham, author of Ocean Country, shares her summer reading list. Find out what five books she plans to delve into in the coming months and why she chose each of them! For more lists from our Summer Reading Series, click here. This morning I closed my eyes and asked myself to think of what words …continue