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Beloved

I finished Beloved by Toni Morrison

today. It was not the easiest of reads. For many reasons. I think that I had problems with it because of the writing styles that are from my generation, the same principles being stamped into writers today. 401 more words

Writing

South Surrey stands out (tree canopy anomaly)

A big thank you to Gary Cameron, who found fascinating information on Surrey’s tree canopy numbers! It’s a great report (data from 2009), and I highly recommend reading it, especially for developers, landscape designers, and residents. 218 more words

Development

Will National Forests Be Sacrificed to the Biomass Industry?

The US Forest Service wants to sell our forests for fuel in the name of wildfire reduction

If we’re to believe the biomass energy industry, the US Forest Service, and a chorus of politicians from both sides of the aisle, we can solve the energy crisis, cure climate change, and eradicate wildfire by logging and chipping our national forests and burning them up in biomass power facilities. 1,462 more words

Environment

Ruining A River

Material possessions are a positive hindrance to the elevation of mankind - Henry David Thoreau

(This article first appeared in Multinational Monitor and is part of Chapter 3: Chiapas via Alaska: … 1,096 more words

Dean Henderson

It's bigger than I imagined

I just found out that the bulldozing of forests here is sanctioned by the BC provincial government. How many of you knew about the Metro Vancouver Regional Growth Strategy… 102 more words

Development