Posts by Kelly Richman-Abdou

June 15, 2019

Interview: This Man Is Caring for the Last Two Northern White Rhinos on Earth

Every day, an ever-growing number of plant and animal species risk extinction. While most of us only occasionally face this fact, James Mwenda, a conservationist at Kenya’s Ol Pejeta Conservancy, deals with it on a daily basis. Tasked with the job of protecting two critically endangered northern white rhinos, Mwenda’s role as a caregiver carries a lot of weight—especially since this pair is the last of their subspecies.

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June 13, 2019

Interview: Bruce Munro Illuminates California’s Wine Country with ‘Field of Light’ Installation

For 15 years, British artist Bruce Munro has illuminated landscapes around the world with his fanciful Field of Light installations. Comprising myriad glowing orbs, each site-specific work of art accentuates its surroundings while also shedding light on the “shared human experience”—a concept at the core of Munro’s latest luminous project, Field of Light at Sensorio. Field of Light at Sensorio is set along a hillside in picturesque Paso Robles, a city nestled in California’s Wine Country.

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