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Because Of Us

For the climate change series, instead of a 
work cited at the end, I post sources with the facts.

As promised in my last broadcast… 673 more words


portobello and wild mushroom and ale pie

It is something which is at once amazingly powerful and yet incredibly fragile. Without it we would not exist. Indeed, without it there would be no life on Earth. 938 more words


Destruction of Brazil's Amazon forest jumps 16 percent in 2015

The destruction of Brazil’s Amazon forest, the world’s largest intact rainforest, increased by 16 percent in 2015 from a year ago as the government struggles to enforce legislation and stop illegal clearings.

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Bee informed: Quick pollination facts about our most important pollinators

If bees were to disappear, humans will disappear within a few years.

Albert Einstein

I find it interesting that so much is said about bees (including here on this blog), yet many of the ‘facts’ that one hears mentioned in any variety of news sources, public presentations and even scientific articles aren’t very well sourced and at times highly suspect.

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Demand deforestation-free groceries

The bad news first: Tropical deforestation accounts for about 10% of the world’s global warming emissions, and contributes to habitat loss and species extinction.

The good news:  The demand for palm oil (found under… 84 more words

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