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Pipeline raises concerns for many groups

A pipeline in the Midwest has caught the attention of the press and the people affected by it through a string of protests that have been happening since spring. 654 more words

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Planting up the raised beds

The rehabilitation of the raised beds is proceeding. And, just as gardeners in more northerly regions are clearing up ahead of the winter – all that pruning, leaf collecting and cleaning out of greenhouses to be done – I’m gearing up to sowing a new season of crops. 651 more words

Environmental Issues

Dominion wants to put a pipeline through farmland designated for conservation

On Thursday, the Southern Environmental Law Center filed a motion with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), asking the body to reject Dominion Virginia Power’s permit application for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, a 600-mile natural gas pipeline from West Virginia to North Carolina. 75 more words

Environmental Issues


by Bruce Dunlavy       (My blog home page and index of other posts may be found here.)

The 2016 election will take place in less than three weeks. 938 more words


Other issues under the ocean

Unfortunately, shark culling is not the only human-induced threat to marine species and the functioning of marine ecosystems. Here are just a few other issues that are threatening the existence of thousands of species globally: 567 more words

Australia and its Commitment to the United Nations

Australia and its Commitment to the United Nations

Australia plays a big role in the United Nations (UN). For 70 years, the land down under served as one of the founding members of the UN. 1,166 more words

Wistful thinking...

This post is a re-write of “A gardener dreams”, which wandered off in an unintended direction – sigh. I guess it’s okay to have trouble keeping the writing under control, from time to time. 584 more words