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Ahem, Yes! I Did Wear that Before!

I am a becoming a staunch counterculturalist! I don’t know precisely when or how it started happening, but it is clear to me that if everyone is going left, then I will be the one staring longingly in the right direction with my hand raised high to ask the annoying question: “Ahhh, not to cause problems or anything, but exactly why aren’t we gong right?” 1,421 more words

Self Help

Ivory burning: not a solution to poaching.

Despite  balancing all the other species in the ecosystem, opening up forest land to create firebreaks and grasslands, digging to create water access for other animals, and leaving nutrients in their wake.Elephant numbers continue to decline rapidly. 714 more words


The Sharks | Vociferous

A poem for the sharks, who have been framed as the killers.


This beautiful and shocking poem is presented from the point of view of a shark whose fins were stolen from them for shark-fin soup. 21 more words

DNR To Begin Elk Research Project In Northwestern Minnesota

A new research project on free-ranging, wild elk of northwestern Minnesota aims to improve understanding of elk movements and habitat use. 337 more words


Strange Tidbits of Alaska History

During the long, rainy winter of 2016, I had the opportunity to entertain and educate myself about Alaska history.  Here are a few surprising facts which caught my attention. 1,154 more words


SLAM PROJECT 2016: Oil and Timber Section

Hi Folks!

It has been more than a year since I last posted, and it would be an understatement to say we are working hard. SO much has happened in the past year! 464 more words


My Amazonian Adventure.

February 2016 I travelled to Peru with some fellow students and lecturers to get a glimpse of the work the Crees foundation do and what an incredible trip it was. 220 more words