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The powers that be

The powers that be

The phrase comes from a translation of the Greek: αἱ … οὖσαι [ἐξουσίαι], hai … oûsai , the … existing ’; ἐξουσίαι is also translated as “authorities” in some other translations.[6] 396 more words

Writing

Deforestation, Gut Health, & Microbes

What does deforestation have to do with human health? Here’s what I think.

When I went through psychosis back in 2001, I met brick walls when trying to get help from doctors. 1,203 more words

Sustainability

A Call for Backyard Biodiversity (repost)

art by Will Dee, ‘Ecocidal Capitalism” zine

WE HAVE TAKEN IT ALL

The population of the US, now over 304 million people, has doubled since most of us were kids, and continues to grow by roughly 8,640 people per day. 287 more words

Reforesting the World with Ecosia

Deforestation.

This environmental problem of clearing large forested areas or their trees to produce money for logging companies or farmland is an incredibly destructive environmental problem. 332 more words

Environmental Science

New Spin on Old Farming Technique Takes Root in Kenya

(COVINGTON, La.)— Seedballs Kenya aims to re-vegetate the arid Kenyan landscape through unique farming methods. On average Kenya loses about 12,000 hectares, or about 46 square miles of forest per year. 591 more words

The World Around Us

What can we do about Palm oil?

Last weekend my son and I went to Bournemouth to visit a friend, while there we visited Monkey World, it was the first time I’d been but had heard a bit about the rescue and rehabilitation work they do with primates. 570 more words