Writing about Nature and Environmental Issues

Close-up of tree bark, with the forest in the background.

The bark of a tree. (Image courtesy of Aayesha Siddiqui.)


MIT Course Number


As Taught In

Fall 2006



Cite This Course

Course Description

Course Features

Course Description

This course focuses on traditional nature writing and the environmentalist essay. Students will keep a Web log as a journal. Writings are drawn from the tradition of nature writing and from contemporary forms of the environmentalist essay.

Other Versions

Related Content

Anthony Lioi. 21W.775 Writing about Nature and Environmental Issues. Fall 2006. Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare, https://ocw.mit.edu. License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA.

For more information about using these materials and the Creative Commons license, see our Terms of Use.