Tonia Lovejoy is an educator and explorer who has created an organization called the Beautiful Nation Project. Its website offers a hug array of tools on many platforms to expand our understanding of how where we live affects how we live. She will be taking an all female crew of scientists, explorers and educators on her sailboat for an around-the-world trip starting September 15. Their journey can be followed at BeautifulNationProject.org
Lovejoy is speaking tonight at 6 pm at the Northeast Branch of the New Hanover County Public Library. the topic will be "One World Map: The Power of Geographic literacy in the 21st Century. "