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The Consumption of Bosawas and the Attack on Indigenous Peoples

Bosawas is an enormous, incredible nature reserve in Northern Nicaragua and home to many indigenous communities. They are all being destroyed. You need to know about this even if you have never been to Nicargua. 2,045 more words

Normalization of Narcissism

Ashley Davidson

This article seems to imply that taking (and looking at) selfies is causing self-absorption to the point of mental disorder. I would agree that our selfie/Facebook/Instagram obsessed culture certainly promotes this attitude; but rather than point to a cause, I think it begs a question. 82 more words

My Grey Earth Day

Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s needs, but not every man’s greed. – Mahatma Gandhi

So today is Earth Day, which means that it’s still only April.  

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Daily Living

Earth Day

While I understand the sentiment, and appreciate that it is effectively a promotional/marketing ploy to bring attention to the issues surrounding the ongoing destruction of the natural environment, the efforts made need to be ongoing. 64 more words


Balinese Bamboo Mirrors...and Shopping with Crazy People

Balinese Bamboo Mirrors…and Shopping with Crazy People
2@ 50″ x 34″ (tall), 34” x 50” (length)

These Mirrors were made within the the Bangli Regency that the Large Yellow Bamboo (Dendrocalamus asper) is grown. 1,126 more words