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Can we please stop making conservation so politically divisive!?

Conservation is an idea that often inspires heated partisan debates.  At #EnviroCommtted we have purposely avoided using the word “environmentalism” because of the political baggage it carries, even if the word itself is a good description of what we do.   288 more words


It's time to be a team

This post will take a step away my own education and how I am bettering my life. In the past week I have watched a documentary which has opened my eyes a bit wider on how people are generally only in it for themselves and their own pleasure. 637 more words


Natural Pools vs. Chem Pools

“Chlorine used to disinfect swimming pools is widely recognized as a health hazard. New research suggests that children who swim frequently in chlorinated pools may have increased risks of developing allergies or asthma. 149 more words


The Animals Among Us

The Earth is in trouble. Big time! According to eminent evolutionary biologist, E. O. Wilson, 85. We are facing the sixth mass extinction event, a coming “biological holocaust,” that will wipe out masses of animal and plant species. 767 more words

The Environmental ISIS

All of us are chillingly aware of ISIS, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. This is a group, like the Nazis, with a fervent attraction to an idealized past. 273 more words

Another case of pen and phone imperial presidency?

Obama pursuing climate accord instead of treaty because the Senate won’t ratify a treaty. 389 more words

Climate Change

Trees reduce pollution, but not enough?

A study shows that Portland’s urban forests reduce pollution but also finds hazards at less than half the EPA standard.  Is this realistic or a good study that goes off the rails? 234 more words