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Death We Brought

A Sculpture of a Posthuman breathing from the last Tree on Earth.. When the last tree is cut, the last fish is caught, and the last river is polluted.. 404 more words

Nature

Autumn Vertigo

With my eyes shut,
I sway to the motions of a gentle breeze,
scattering crisps leaves around my roots.

My ears alert:
a fallen branch snaps in two. 121 more words

Poetry

Wonderful Wednesday: Peru's Tropical Paradise

Since last week’s post was about wooden buildings and reforestation, here’s some good news that should reduce, at least a little, the need for reforestation in one part of the world. 370 more words

Science

BUYING DEFORESTATION IN YOUR WEEKLY SHOP

Palm oil is responsible for causing major deforestation. We could soon be faced with the choice of palm oil or orangutans.

(Photograph: Stephen Ferry/Liason/Getty Images) 671 more words

Local

The world’s orangutan population has been cut in half in 16 years

Orangutans—the only great ape species in Asia—are one of our closest relatives in the animal kingdom. They share 97% of our DNA, are born with sharp… 373 more words