Monthly Archives: February 2015

Regicidal, ecocidal agriculture; restoration in wild and urban areas

I’m feeling a bit like I ought to start calling my weekly posts here “What’s enraging me this week,” but that’s a theme I really do not want to take hold. Yes, there is more than enough to be angry … Continue reading

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Labor and the environment

I haven’t really been a part of the “environmental movement” in any meaningful sense (no activism, plus I took a long break from reading anything on the topic), so when I read things about people who have been, who are … Continue reading

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And then there’s how my spiritual life is

A summary, omitting many important details: On the one hand there is the main god in your life, Who is leading you deeper in two directions at once With respect to Who and what He is in your life: One … Continue reading

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Echo

Several sites I read reported this week on the sad news that a wolf shot in Utah in late December/early January (mistaken by a hunter for a coyote) was the same wolf as the one seen in the Grand Canyon … Continue reading

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Wolves grow forests; elephants engineer savannas

The Scottish island of Rùm, from which wolves have been absent for 250 to 500 years, provides a view of the likely final outcome of predator loss and elevated herbivory in many temperate forests. Rùm has transitioned over this same … Continue reading

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The Sound of Silence: Mass Extinction and the Music of the World

Originally posted on The Druid's Garden:
I recently came across an article from The Guardian in 2012 detailing the work of scientist Bernie Krause, who has spent his life recording sounds of nature. Krause’s major finding is simple: the…

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Nature’s (rape) Metaphors

Originally posted on Paganarch:
This weeks’ A Sense of Place post is up–The Science of Subjugation: I’m not just some Bard spinning human activities into rape metaphor.  I’m emulating the ‘Father of Empiricism,” Francis Bacon….That is, the cherished founder of…

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