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Battles for the commons

We need water, electricity, roads, buildings, materials to make the things we like and the industries that make them.  ‘Development’, however, has claimed an enormous human and environmental cost.  510 more words

Conservation

Mardi Trek – Through Forest, Mountains and Clouds

Mardi Base Camp Trek is a newly opened trekking route which lies in Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP). It is lesser known than the famous Annapurna Basecamp Trek. 1,208 more words

Nepal

Agency Failed Wolf Population

Center for Biological Diversity News Release Report Shows Washington’s Wildlife Agency Failed to Prevent Killing of Profanity Peak Wolf Pack Agency Inaction Despite Predictable Livestock Conflicts Led to Massacre PORTLAND, Ore.— The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife yesterday released a long-awaited report on its killing of most of the wolves in the Profanity Peak […]

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Endangered Species

Forest walking

BROOK

shallow-running stream
across the sunlit clearing
bright gravel gleaming

CHURCH PATH

through the kissing gate
walking among the young trees
finding oak apples
acorns and skeleton leaves… 39 more words

Old growth forests in the eastern U.S were formidable barriers to colonization, places to be subdued and civilized, to fuel industrialization, not preserved. Today, we view old growth forests differently. 673 more words

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