Akiko Busch

Akiko Busch appears in the following:

Nature and the Citizen Scientist

Monday, April 22, 2013

Akiko Busch, writer, essayist and faculty member at the School of Visual Arts, reflects on her experiences as a citizen observing and documenting the Hudson Valley in her new book, The Incidental Steward: Reflections on Citizen Science (Yale University Press). She also explores the role modern amateur naturalists play in the preservation of place.

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River Swimming

Friday, July 20, 2007

Amateur swimmer Akiko Busch raises awareness about polluted rivers by swimming in them. In her new book, Nine Ways to Cross a River, she reflects on her swims across nine rivers, including the Hudson, the Susquehanna, and the Mississippi.

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Design for the Real World: Bed Linens

Saturday, November 16, 2002

Writer Akiko Busch finds a disturbing new interior design trend in an unlikely place — the bed.


Faster, Higher, Stronger by Design

Saturday, February 09, 2002

At the Winter Olympics we'll see all kinds of new sports gear designed to make athletes go faster, higher, and farther. But sometimes, the latest technological advances are not permitted in competition. Writer Akiko Busch looks at what she calls outlaw equipment.