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WARNING FROM ISHMAEL: The right way to live

WARNING FROM ISHMAEL: The right way to live

The books by Daniel Quinn—most notably Ishmael and the sequel My Ishmael—are both thought-provoking and entertaining. Quinn...
June 27, 2015 × 1 comment

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IM/MATERIALISM: The solution to many of our environmental problems is to value things more

IM/MATERIALISM: The solution to many of our environmental problems is to value things more

Join me for a brief thought exercise, will you? Or skip a few lines down. I don’t know how much time you have for thought exercises. Picture...
May 17, 2015 × 0 comments

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WRITING IN THE SKY: Destroying the planet or keeping it healthy rests in human hands

WRITING IN THE SKY: Destroying the planet or keeping it healthy rests in human hands

The following article has been excerpted from The Anthropocene: The Human Era and How it Shapes Our Planet by Christian Schwägerl, a...
November 27, 2014 × 0 comments

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WILDLIFE ISN’T A PROBLEM: Let’s stop calling it that

WILDLIFE ISN’T A PROBLEM: Let’s stop calling it that

Inevitably in late summer, we hear all kinds of stories about encounters with wildlife, either in parks or backyards, or from...
September 10, 2014 × 1 comment

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MARS OR BUST: Why do we want to land a person on Mars?

MARS OR BUST: Why do we want to land a person on Mars?

A poll conducted by Explore Mars and Phillips & Company found that 71 per cent of Americans surveyed are confident that...
December 27, 2013 × 1 comment

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SUSTAINABILITY: Is it still possible?

SUSTAINABILITY: Is it still possible?

According to Dictionary.com, the word sustainable means, “pertaining to a system that maintains its own viability by using...
December 9, 2013 × 1 comment

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HOPE FOR THE ENVIRONMENT: Changing our approach to inspire ecological health

HOPE FOR THE ENVIRONMENT: Changing our approach to inspire ecological health

As parents, we know intuitively how important love is to learning. Love fuels persistence. British philosopher Alfred North Whitehead...
August 31, 2013 × 0 comments

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WHAT HAS NATURE EVER DONE FOR US?: How wildlife decimation affects the economy and our well-being

WHAT HAS NATURE EVER DONE FOR US?: How wildlife decimation affects the economy and our well-being

$34 billion: Costs associated with the loss of vultures in India $310: Annual value per hectare of pest control by birds in a...
July 10, 2013 × 0 comments

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LETTER FROM THE FUTURE: Legacy—not a love story with the Earth

LETTER FROM THE FUTURE: Legacy—not a love story with the Earth

Hey there Mr. Prime Minister, President, King, Despot, Corporate Mogul and globally cloned counterparts—congratulations from...
May 24, 2013 × 0 comments