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Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park

The Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park in southwestern Colorado is a singularly awe inspiring landscape. The sight of its thousands of feet high granite cliffs topped with piñon and pine forests and the Gunnison river cutting through the deepest crevices below is breathtaking. 11 more words

Why Did I Flee?

“The world that used to nurse us

now keeps shouting insane instructions.

That’s why I ran to the woods.”

~ Jim Harrison from Songs of Unreason…

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Poetry

Mexico’s “Ejido” System Has Brought Communities Together for Forest Conservation, but Often Without Women

This piece appeared in Teen Vogue, June 2018

“Just a few hours drive from the tourist towns of Cancun, Tulum, and Playa del Carmen sits one of Mexico’s largest protected areas, the… 226 more words

Rainforest Alliance

Analysis: China’s green Belt and Road tested at the Russian border

By Eugene Simonov

A pulp and paper mill in Siberia is a test case for China’s ecological vision, writes Eugene Simonov.

Facing growing demand for wood and shortages in domestic supply, Chinese authorities are pushing for greater imports from… 1,490 more words

Analysis

– Copyright Debbie Smyth, 21 June 2018 Posted as part of Cee’s B&W Challenge

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Conservation