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Don't move firewood: reasons, responsibilities and regulations

A long time ago I brought a giant bag of firewood cut on my property to a picnic 99 miles away.  Today, that would be in violation of environmental regulations (in most states).  847 more words

Conservation

The Grey: An Exercise in Rhetoric and Poetic Wordsmithy

This is the first draft of a piece I wrote for class. I was tasked with using rhetoric and, well, not imitating Abbey’s style of writing but certainly coming close. 1,133 more words

Writing

Gates to the Forests

The world’s fucking magical, you know.

I woke to pouring rain today, quite early.  The last few nights I’d been awake until near 7am editing and formatting Your Face is a Forest (more on that in a bit), drinking too much tea and forging candles for the coming dark days. 891 more words

Update

Deforestation in the Brazilian Beef Value Chain

Datu Research for the Environmental Defense Fund
http://www.daturesearch.com/wp-content/uploads/Brazilian-Beef-Final_Optimized.pdf

[EDF Talks Global Climate blog] The report, commissioned by EDF, finds that progress in decreasing deforestation rates could easily be reversed unless ranchers are offered the right incentives to switch practices on their ranches and the right policy frameworks are adopted by companies and governments. 156 more words

The Natural World