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Jim O'Donnell
Works at Around the World in Eighty Years
Attended University of New Mexico
Lives in Taos, New Mexico
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#Havana Imagined! Join My #Photography Tour to #Cuba

Havana Imagined! In April 2017 I will lead a 7-day, 8-night photography tour to Cuba through Espiritu Travel.  The Havana Imagined Photo Tour is ideal for both experienced and amateur photographers. We will spend 8 days and 7 nights exploring this…
The Havana Imagined Photography Tour to Cuba is ideal for experienced & amateur photographers. Spend 8 days exploring this mind-blowing city.
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Day one in the new Congress? House Republicans set the stage to give away the public lands that belong to ALL Americans. That includes National Parks, Wilderness areas, National Monuments and more: A new rule, written by House Natural Resources Committee…
Congressional Republicans seek to give away America's public lands including National Parks and Monuments to corporate interests. For free!
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A flood of migrants from the Middle East and Africa has prompted governments in the Balkans to erect hundreds of miles of border fences. Scientists say the expanding network of barriers poses a serious threat to wildlife, especially wide-ranging animals such as bears and wolves.
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Three Other Oil and Gas Pipelines, and What They Put at Risk
With all eyes turned to the Dakota Access Pipeline, three oil and gas projects have been making steady headway.
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Halloween in Taos brings out the creativity of our little art town. There are a wide range of events all over Taos but the main show is at Taos Plaza and a
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How to Capture images of Cuba with Your Camera #travel #cuba #photography #travelphotography
Cuba is one of the most photogenic locations on the planet. Discover how to capture the best images of Cuba with Your Camera.
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Congressional Republicans seek to give away America's public lands including National Parks and Monuments to corporate interests. For free!
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“While some travelers – whether executives, “expats” or tourists- are celebrated for their powers to shrink distances and connect territories, others are fretted about for the same reasons.” – Dr. Ruben Andersson, London School of Economics and Political…
International Migration. There is a very stark and unfair disparity in mobility in our globalized world. What makes one traveler illegal and another legal?
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Clinton's popular vote lead grows to 1.5 million with millions left to count—Donald flip flops
As it becomes clear that Donald Trump is on the road to becoming the single most unpopular president in the history of the United States, Trump had this to say on Twitter: President-elect Donald Trump is the same liar he’s always been. Right now...
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Fault activation by hydraulic fracturing in western Canada
Hydraulic fracturing has been inferred to trigger the majority of injection-induced earthquakes in western Canada, in contrast to the midwestern United States where massive saltwater disposal is the dominant triggering mechanism. A template-based earthquake catalog from a seismically active Canadian shale play, combined with comprehensive injection data during a 4-month interval, shows that earthquakes are tightly clustered in space and time near...
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Welcome to Part 2 of my roundup of The Wild Road Expedition. Let’s just jump right back in with a few more Yellowstone National Park shots! Part 1 of the Wild Road Expedition Roundup can be found here. ~ ~ ~ The Wild Road Expedition was an activist’s…
Part 2. The Wild Road wildlife conservation tourism expedition began at The Wildlife Sanctuary and moved on to Wyoming, Idaho, Yellowstone and South Dakota.
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Occupation
Author, photographer
Employment
  • Around the World in Eighty Years
    Author/Photographer, 2010 - present
  • New Mexico Wilderness Alliance
    Northern Director, 2007 - 2008
  • Coalition for the Valle Vidal
    2004 - 2007
Places
Map of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has lived
Currently
Taos, New Mexico
Previously
Pueblo, Colorado - Helsinki, Finland - Albquerquerque, New Mexico
Story
Tagline
Freelance environmental journalist & conservation photographer. Author NOTES FOR THE AURORA SOCIETY. Archaeology. Climate. Migration. Public
Introduction
Archaeology, beer and food have motivated author and photographer Jim O’Donnell ’s twenty-five years of travel to over forty countries on five continents - and are at least partially to blame for the five languages he is sure he can stumble through. Jim is the author of “Notes for the Aurora Society”, and “Rise and Go a collection of 200+ images and short stories from Around the World as well as numerous other sordid tales, articles, half-finished novels, works in progress, essays and other scribbling. Jim is the owner and head monkey at Around the World in Eighty Years. See interviews with me at Jim O'Donnell and Jim O'Donnell
Bragging rights
walked 1500 miles across Finland, wrote a book about it. Lived.
Education
  • University of New Mexico
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Male