The recent movie, The Road, portrays an extremely powerful and emotional story, made even more so by the stark, post-apocalyptic scenery. But these were no movie sets – the landscapes portrayed in the movie were all real, shot on location in parts of Pittsburgh laid to waste by mining, Mount St. Helens, and New Orleans post-Katrina. It is frightening to realize how far along the path to a post-apocalyptic world we are.

Terry Doss
Senior Ecologist
Biohabitats, Inc.

Further Reading

Get to know Antanea “Nea” Davis, Office Manager
Celebrating Dr. Mario Molina
Get to know Hanna Harper, Geospatial Analyst & Environmental Scientist
Common Mistakes in Dam Removal
A Wasted Chance (a poem by Hayden Schaefer Burke, Age 13)

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