Guest Bloggers, Copyrights

Work of all guest bloggers is held largely in their personal copyright. Work posted here is under the copyright of Bright Nepenthe blog, with the understanding that guest posters own their written and intellectual content and that the blog owner Marzie is responsible for images and image attribution unless otherwise specified. Please contact Marzie at should you wish to reproduce any written part of a blog post on this board.

Jen B.

Jen B. is a a geochemist/coastal process geologist who specializes in assessment/remediation of soil/groundwater contamination. Or, as she calls herself, a Jill-of-All-Trades environmentalist. Her direct experience of trying to aid in the Deepwater Horizon oil spill is posted here:

Ragnarok and Armageddon Combined

Water: Jen's Reality Check on the Issue of Water

Sally E.

SallyE, aka Salsta, has qualifications in business administration and environment science and is a climate change presentor with The Climate Project in Australia. She likes to think she takes a balanced approach to the environmental issues facing society.


Thelma Lee Gross, DVM

Thelma Lee is an internationally known veterinary pathologist and teaching textbook author who also is a passionate advocate for humane market and farming conditions. She has written and advocated for almost a decade on the subject. You can read her posts here:

Playing the Culture Card, Live Markets and the Politics of Food

Marketing Cruelty

Eating Animals 1

Eating Animals 2

Eating Animals 3