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Inaugural West Virginia Solar Congress Scheduled

Focus to be on identifying priorities for upcoming legislative session

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The inaugural West Virginia Solar Congress is scheduled for Dec. 10, according to Autumn Long, the… 345 more words

Appalachian Chronicle

ARMY CORE OF ENGINEERS DENIES DAPL EASEMENT

The Army Corp of Engineers has denied the easement for DAPL and stated they will conduct a full environmental study – a victory in my opinion that was facilitated in part by the arrival of vets and their construction projects of a barracks, mess hall, and infirmary. 189 more words

Apricot and Permaculture

“Permaculture is revolution disguised as gardening”

– Mike Feingold

A couple months ago, I met a beautiful soul by the name of Hannah Apricot.  Yes. That is her real given and legal name.   112 more words

The Environment

Big Banks Are Putting Rain Forests in Peril

Large American and European banks are financing the destruction of rainforest, despite “sustainability pledges which specifically mention deforestation.”

The money is aiding a process that scientists say destroys ecosystems, displaces indigenous communities and covers the region each year in a thick, suffocating smog that stretches from Jakarta to Hong Kong.

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The Rest Of The World

PRESIDENT ELECT SCUT FARCUS AND STANDING ROCK

Above, Scut as a child and in later years – not much has changed has it?

Historically as a people the nations didn’t perceive the arrival of the calvary as cause for celebration, and for good reason. 480 more words

Selections from Of Moose and Me: Animal Tales from an Alaskan Childhood

Of Moose

Moose are some of the more improbable creatures you will ever see: tall, spindly-legged, Roman-nosed, seemingly ungainly and yet magnificently suited for deep snows, cold lakes, and the varied environs of Alaska. 1,349 more words

Alaska

Dozens of Scientists Urge Feds to Promote, Not Curtail, Red Wolf Recovery

Experts say scaling back program puts North Carolina red wolves ‘on a swifter path toward extinction’ 

WASHINGTON— Thirty prominent scientists with expertise in ecology, genetics and other areas relevant to wolf conservation submitted a  421 more words

The Environment