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27 May 2016. A Point to Ponder from John Muir... All Things ARE Interconnected... This is the ONLY Earth That We Have

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I prefer the old-fashioned word “conservation” to “environmentalism”. God appointed us conservators of His Creation… the natural environment is only part of that. We’re not only conservators of the natural world and protectors of our “little brothers”, we’re also conservators of human culture and the artefacts that our civilisation created over the millennia. 115 more words

Personal Reflections

On Being a Practical Tree Hugger

by Maddie Wenzlick

It’s not far-fetched to say that the idea of being an environmentalist often has many of the same negative connotations as the idea of being a hippie: both are thought of as having passion without practicality, advocating extremism outside the bounds of regular society, and promoting trends based in idealism rather than science. 503 more words

Time for a convenience tax

Convenience is like a drug; once we have access to it then its simply not manageable to return to the ways of old. While not all convenience is bad; when we put consumerism with it then we create a system of purchase and dump which is having truly negative effects on our planet. 1,236 more words

Thunder Bay

Book Banning

I came across an article in my Facebook feed today and had to write about it.

Banning books is something that has always been associated with Nazis and Communists. 214 more words

Dystopian

The Edward Said London Lecture 2016

If you are interested in environmentalism, Israel, Palestine, farming, water, separation, colonialism, urbanism, exile, homesickness, fossil fuels, East, migration, Africa, Paris Agreement, and, of course, Edward Said‘s legacy, you should… 71 more words

In Review: Radiohead - A Moon Shaped Pool


It’s been little over two weeks since Radiohead, following a much discussed 48-hour online disappearing act, finally released their ninth studio album, A Moon Shaped Pool… 1,318 more words

Culture

Decolonizing Environmentalism: Fossil Fuels, Slavery, and White Supremacy

By Dr. Herukhuti

When I hear the word “fossil,” I think of elementary school trips to the American Museum of Natural History. Seeing displays of dinosaur bones and other remnants from the period when… 541 more words

CULTURE