A page of sheet music for a song titled, "The Sound of Mountains Melting," lies on a flat surface framed by a collection of small objects including a flute.

Handwritten sheet music inspired by Earth’s Wild Music by Kathleen Dean Moore, Ph.D. (Chris Zatarain)

Planet Forward Correspondent | University of Arizona
An original composition of electro-acoustic art music scored for English horn and fixed media featuring field recordings and narration. The piece explores the complicated emotions that may arise from living in a time of anthropogenic climate change.

Listening to live or recorded natural sound can connect us and provide valuable information about the state of our environment. (Chris Zatarain)

Planet Forward Correspondent | University of Arizona
In this audio story, I talk with Laura Giannone, a field recording artist and acoustic ecology technician who uses sound in her creative work and as a way to aid in several conservation efforts.
An assortment of crops are seen growing out of lava-rocks in a terraced platform with water flowing through a pipe from one level of the terrace to the next.

Charles Collins' aquaponic garden. Water pours out from one garden bed overflowing with home grown vegetable plants, into another lava-rock filled bed. (Photo courtesy of Charles Collins)

Planet Forward Correspondent | University of Arizona
Charles Collins is a backyard gardener on a mission to change the way that the world grows food. In this audio story, Charles discusses his primary method: aquaponics.