The editors of Terrain.org are pleased to announce our nominations for the 2020 John Burroughs Nature Essay Award:
“The Reaper of the Sea” by Naila Moreira
We have to learn from the dead to help the living.
“Making Landfall” by Paul Lindholdt
On the idea of “making landfall”–while riding out one hell of a storm on the Mayan Apocalypse in Belize’s Turneffe Atoll.
“The Spiral Windings” by Julian Hoffman
Unless our course is altered, it is we who will unwind the miraculous spiral of the sea.
Header photo of the Turneffe Atoll by Ethan Daniels, courtesy Shutterstock.