Monthly Archives: May 2015

Politicizing disaster

A lot of very good points made in Here’s why we need to politicize disasters, over on Grist (which begins with a brief summary of the immense flooding Texas, and nearby areas, has experienced recently): Unsurprisingly, not everyone has responded … Continue reading

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Resilience: seasonal, local food sources

Resilience is one of those concepts I’ve been seeing a lot of in discussions about sustainability, how to cope with the future, and ecology. When I first started looking it up, I was trying to find more about it in … Continue reading

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Bottled water and drought

I know Nestle is well-known in relation to the drought in California, because Nestle has at least one bottled water plant in CA. They aren’t the only bottled water/beverage company operation in California, however; Crystal Geyser is looking to open … Continue reading

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The ongoing saga of Shell’s attempts to drill for oil in the Arctic

So Shell is attempting to get drilling rigs up to the Arctic again, and they’re planning to use Seattle as home port. They tried to drill in 2012; the end of that story was their rig ended up grounded on … Continue reading

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Wild bees

I’ve seen some mention of wild bees and other pollinators in some of hte articles I’ve read this year about the threats to bees – but those articles have been primarily focused on honeybees, because colony collapse disorder has become … Continue reading

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