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Dying in Defense of Earth: Eco-Activist Murders Skyrocket | Common Dreams

In the years between 2002 and 2013, at least 908 people were killed defending environmental and land rights, according to a new report, Deadly Environment (pdf), put forth by the human rights group Global Witness. 521 more words


Easter...the Resurrection...and the Earth

May the glorious Resurrection of our Savior and Lord Jesus Christ help us to remember the glory of the earth where we live. HAPPY EASTER DAY from BOYER WRITES… 18 more words

Boyer Writes

Watch your wasteline this Easter!

For some, Easter is a religious celebration; for many others in the UK, it’s also a festival of chocolate.

Soon after Christmas, you may have noticed retailers making Cadbury’s Creme Egg displays slightly more prominent around their stores, and especially by the checkouts. 609 more words

Waste Management

It's Summertime

Tuesday morning was, at first, exactly what I had expected: after stumbling off the airplane, rubbing my eyes, and making my way around Heathrow airport, I plopped my backpack on the seat next to me on the National Express coach (hoping there were enough seats that I wouldn’t have to free the seat for another passenger. 180 more words

Education, Travel, Life Philosophy

Solar energy costs drop; reach price parity in three countries

There’s been some much-needed good news for the environment that seems to have slipped under the public radar. A solar energy costs study conducted by consulting firm Eclareon has found that solar energy has now reached price parity with conventional energy sources in Germany, Italy and Spain. 212 more words


Earth Week Celebration

Earth Week Celebration
Remarks delivered at Old Brick on April 19, 2014
Iowa City, Iowa

If you haven’t seen the buffalo at Yellowstone National Park, you should. 566 more words


Blest be you bees...!

“Good wax, thy leave. Blest be you bees that make these locks of counsel!”

William Shakespeare, Cymbeline, Act 3, Scene 2