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THE FORT McMURRAY MEGA-FIRE: WE ARE WAY PAST WAKE-UP CALLS

By Jim Harding, PhD

Nearly 90,000 environmental refugees in once oil-rich Alberta; who would have imagined? A seemingly endless cavalcade of frightened people in vehicles spewing more carbon as they escape an inferno! 977 more words

R-Town News

Braiding Sweetgrass

“Hold out your hands and let me lay upon them a sheaf of freshly picked sweetgrass, loose and flowing, like newly washed hair… Hold the bundle up to your nose. 542 more words

Books

New Demographic Transition: Is the Aging Global Population a Problem?

“The demographic transition” is a concept that has been around for decades, but has received declining interest as populations have changed. A half century ago, some social scientists suggested that it is the key to national development. 1,322 more words

Illusions

On Earth Day, forum meets at Beijing to discuss green plans

The heavily populated China is strategizing methods to create a clean environment. Recently, a group of Chinese experts, officials and environmentalists met in Beijing to discuss ways to promote ecology-oriented development. 357 more words

News

Go Wild(lings)!

Guest Blog from Bonnie Johnson:

Wildlings Forest School is pleased to announce that following the huge success of its first 6-week block of Parent and Toddler Forest School sessions at… 336 more words

Ecology

The Biggest Source of Air Pollution In Your Area May Surprise You

The largest source of deadly air pollution in many parts of the world isn’t cars or power plants—it’s farms. That’s the unsettling conclusion of a study conducted by researchers at Columbia University, who found that agricultural nitrogen emissions are a major contributor to fine particulate matter, tiny particles that cause heart disease and respiratory problems. 332 more words

Science