Category Archives: Environment

Minding A Stuck Turtle

Nature is our always companion and source. Even when not paying explicit attention, she has a way of reminding you of the drama you are drawn from. The stuck turtle is a predicament you cannot turn from. Continue reading

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In the mud flats by the lake,
I cannot turn
from the hawk holding up the sky,
The eagle’s flight through dazzling, tumbling planes,
the quiet mysteries of birds and turtles. Continue reading

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Driving While Technologically Drunk

We need a healthy critique of the dominant role of science and technology in the modern world to avoid crashing the planet. Based on a few centuries of scientific rationalism and the ensuing technological muscle its given us human beings … Continue reading

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The Deep North: Civil Rights Protections for Native Americans

Action: Native American lawyers advising the Oceti Sakowin camp and the elders at the pipeline resistance movement are encouraging all #NoDAPL supporters to call on the Department of Justice’s agency called “Community Relations Services” to intervene on the ground in North … Continue reading

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Union Market Utensils

How wantonly cruel we are for lifestyle consumptions that provide the convenience and pleasure that last all of a second. Continue reading

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Fishing in the Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve, Peru

Traveling in a dugout canoe in the forested backwaters of the mighty Marañón River, a tributary of the Amazon, behind a 10-year old boy–half my weight–ranks as one of the most memorable experiences of my life. Trusting this tyke was … Continue reading

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