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A Year after Historic Flooding in West Virginia, Documentary Photo Project Launched

West Virginia Rivers Coalition invites volunteers to document lasting flood impacts to the Elk River in pictures

Charleston, W.Va. – Marking the one-year anniversary of the devastating flooding that impacted many parts of West Virginia, the West Virginia Rivers Coalition, a nonprofit organization focused on river conservation and restoration, is launching a crowd-sourced photo documentary project on one of the impacted rivers – the Elk River – to document lasting effects of the flood. 272 more words

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The Mammoth Pirates | REFRL

https://www.rferl.org/a/the-mammoth-pirates/27939865.html

Hunting for mammoth tasks can be financially rewarding, but is causing severe environmental damage.

Questions:

  • Is it better than poaching?
  • How can this new form of ‘poaching’ be controlled?
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Winter

Wet tonight, treading on the bodies

of dead leaves, uneven shapes under my feet

of gold and brown dimly glimpsed;

the rain makes the air warm, and I don’t mind… 64 more words

Poetry

More Paper, Please

I want some more paper, please

I haven’t reached my quota yet

Please don’t forget to send some by

I must entreat the banks to offer me more credit cards or I’ll get bored… 241 more words

Humor

Pope Francis, Population Control, Consumerism and Climate Change

Pope Francis in Laudato Si

“To blame population growth instead of extreme and selective consumerism on the part of some, is one way of refusing to face the issues,” the pope wrote.

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Popes

Tradesperson Wanted Regarding Cement Boot Removal

Wait until the guy responds to my Kijiji ad and realizes the boots are attached to my psyche. Now that’s going to be a bewildered look. 590 more words

Humour

Backpacking -- Sierra Nevada Water -- June 11, 2017

Nope, the Sierra Nevada snow season isn’t done yet.

California, as a whole, has been unseasonably cold this week.  In fact, looking at the photos below, from Mammoth Mountain’s web cams, the snow continues to fall.  160 more words

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