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Drought-Adapted Eucalyptus NOT Dying by the Thousand

Jake Sigg, retired San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department (SFRPD) gardener who is considered the doyen of the Native Plant movement in San Francisco, has a widely circulated email newsletter. 1,455 more words

Environment

P is for Poverty of the stimulus

The case for humans being innately and uniquely endowed with a ‘language instinct’ rests largely on the ‘poverty of the stimulus’ argument, or what is sometimes called ‘Plato’s problem': … 1,164 more words

English Language Teaching

Tweet of the Day: Rick Santorum

Rick Santorum revels in the fact that his campaign received an A rating from NumbersUSA, an anti-immigrant group founded by white nationalist John Tanton.

Racism

From Hatred to Acceptance: Catholics in America

Many Americans would be shocked to learn about the long history of anti-Catholicism in the United States. The standard narrative of U.S. history is one of religious liberty and toleration. 347 more words

History

Exotics versus Natives: Why not both?

Exotics versus Natives: Why not both?‘ is the title of a conference paper authored¬†by Paul Naninnga, Paul Dann and Haikai Tane. It was delivered at the 1994 National Greening Australia conference in Fremantle. 410 more words

Natural Resource Management

Open letter to Dr Tim Flannery

Ever since he watched the ABC TV series ‘Two Men in a Tinny’, in which celebrated scientist and author Dr Tim Flannery and comedian John Doyle advocated for nation-wide willow eradication, Peter Marshall has been trying persistently to contact Dr Flannery to canvass an alternative approach. 1,463 more words

Willows

'Investigative' journo Matt Boyle mounts bizarre attack against Walker consultant Liz Mair

Presumptive presidential candidate Scott Walker recently brought on successful GOP strategist Liz Mair to head up online outreach efforts for his PAC.

And Breitbart News’ “investigative journalist” Matt Boyle is pretty pissed about that.¬† 498 more words

US Politics