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Rewilding, Panthers & People

Rewilding is a topic I started linking to as a matter of solidarity. While based in south India, I had plenty of exposure to residual evidence of the complicated–sometimes resplendently beautiful and other times brutally tragic–relationship between mankind and wild animals as played out over millennia, and still evolving. 473 more words

Conservation

Make Sure the Cure Isn't Worse Than the Disease

TANSTAAFL.  Every action taken has costs, and sometimes those costs are borne by those who had no say in the matter (“negative externalities” to use the technical term).   323 more words

Working-class Environmentalism

The postgraduate forum for Environment, Literature, and Culture (ELC) announced a  new CfA (Call for Applications) on their website recently. The CfA concerns the annual conference/workshop for postgraduate students working with questions related to the confluence of environmental issues and culture. 440 more words

Environment

President Trump Has Perfectly Positioned Angela Merkel as The De Facto Head of The EU...

Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel is at the root of the European Union’s most terrible policies, both financial and social.  However, her life-skills within EU politics have refined her instincts at playing the wounded indian routine to avoid responsibility in the aftermath of the consequences. 539 more words

Planetwalker

In 1971, two oil tankers collided in the fog beneath the Golden Gate Bridge. John Francis, a hippie living north of San Francisco in Marin County, caught a glimpse of the aftermath: oil coating the shore and volunteers trying to save dying birds. 567 more words

Reading

Video: 3 acres in Detroit

This strikingly beautiful short documentary by French director Nora Mandray portrays two unlikely characters as they turn one of Detroit’s many abandoned properties into a three-level greenhouse.

Social Justice