Monthly Archives: April 2015

Why are you here?

Originally posted on GODS & RADICALS:
Farewell now my sister Up ahead there lies your road And your conscience walks beside you It’s the best friend you will ever know And the past is now your future It bears witness…

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Extinction and “islands”

So here’s this article, “Rethinking extinction,” the main point of which is that things aren’t as bad as commonly stated. It’s written by Stewart Brand, who I understand is considered a “green modernist” or some other flavor of supposed environmentalist … Continue reading

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A short post on resilience

Resilience is a concept I was encouraged to look into about a year ago, with respect to land work. It is something I keep going back to whenever I start mentally going off the rails about how big and unsolvable … Continue reading

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Forests, drought, and cities

One of the things I’ve learned as a basic concept in studying ecology on the big scale is the way different systems feed each other: the energy isn’t always going simply in one direction. For example, the climate you have … Continue reading

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What the real Mr. McGuires of the world have wrought

Up until lunchtime, I was most likely going to write about freshwater mussels, and how amazing they are on account of their ability to filter and clean water, and how a combination of cleaning up water/preventing pollution, and reintroducing native … Continue reading

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