I'm a mom, wife, printmaker, professor, and National Geographic Explorer. I study civic engagement and marine debris, training communities to collect data using scientific methods to share results with local policymakers. It is inspiring and depressing all at once. 

I write about big, complex problems: dependence on technology (in this or another century), political corruption, destruction of the planet, and climate change.

If you're interested in the marine debris work, the best place to see updates is on Insta: https://www.instagram.com/katowens2012/

I'm on twitter but I secretly hate it. https://twitter.com/KO_InsectWrtr
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  • JoinedOctober 14, 2018



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KathaOwens KathaOwens Dec 05, 2019 01:49PM
THIRST is done! Enjoy this bit of climate fiction. Then go do something about climate change. Before it's too late. Power. Love. Acceptance. Hope. Everyone's thirsting for something. Eighteen-year...
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THIRST (COMPLETE) by KathaOwens
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