Emma B. Mincks

Emma B. Mincks

Dr. Emma B. Mincks is a researcher in transnational literary studies whose current research project is about teeth; specifically medical and dental history in Britain, Ireland and the U.S. They have lived in Albuquerque for over seven years. As a freelance reporter for Source NM they look forward to featuring stories on the climate, arts, education, economic justice and culture in New Mexico.

Asha the Lobo captures the heart of New Mexico

By: - December 8, 2023

Lobos are culturally and environmentally significant to New Mexico and a Mexican gray wolf that wildlife experts say is resilient in face of peril and breaks assumptions, something many New Mexicans can relate to, is back after a long trip. Asha the Mexican gray wolf #2754 has now returned to the northern part of the […]

Tularosa family left homeless after 18 months seeking advocacy

By: - October 23, 2023

Scott and Dolores Rapalee followed the rules at a state and local level for assistance when they faced issues with their housing. However, after putting in over a year fighting to stay or be relocated nearby, they recently became unsheltered. The Rapalees have two children, 12 and 18-years-old. They moved back home to Tularosa in […]

New Mexico leaders create nonprofit to steward funding for federal government climate initiatives

By: - October 17, 2023

Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham announced the formation of a nonprofit to help New Mexico get millions in federal dollars to invest in renewable and sustainable programs that could boost a gap the state has shown in receiving federal grants. The New Mexico Climate Investment Center, otherwise known as the NMCIC, could assist as a facilitator […]

Albuquerque climate action demands more from industry and elected leaders

By: - September 21, 2023

Ahead of this week’s massive climate action in New York City and around the world, hundreds in downtown Albuquerque gathered to express their demands. The Albuquerque Climate Strike took place on Sept. 14 where people marched from Robinson Park to outside of The Clyde Hotel, where elected leaders and business stakeholders attended the New Mexico […]