Monthly Archives: October 2015

Endangered forests

There are a lot of them; it’s probably not unreasonable to call most, if not all, forests on the planet endangered, because climate change. However, it seems that old growth forests are the most endangered, since so many of them … Continue reading

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Mother

I went to the Grotto in Portland yesterday, with two other pagans. It’s a Catholic shrine also known as the National Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother. I don’t think I can describe it properly, because of the state of mind … Continue reading

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Altering hydrology an old-fashioned way

With large, semi-aquatic rodents, of course! Via Gizmodo: Rivers and streams that have been diverted by humans are designed to remove water quickly from the watershed, destroying local habitats for animals and making it more difficult for an ecosystem to … Continue reading

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Healthy soils and vegetation = cleaner water

Here’s a nice article describing how soil, especially healthy soil (that has a good balance of living material in it – like plants and microbes), helps retain water, prevent sediment run-off, and trap other potential pollutants. It focuses on some … Continue reading

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Predators/abusers in the pagan community

This is a must-read for anyone who is or might be connected with the online (or offline) pagan communities, particularly heathen/heathen associated, especially Vanatru, or connected with demonolatry or related practices – but given the history of the person involved, … Continue reading

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Cleaning road runoff for salmon health

I read something about this several months ago, though I’ve since lost the source, but here is another article that talks about the toxicity to adult salmon of the water that runs off roads. They don’t know exactly what it … Continue reading

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The tiniest land snails?

I never paid a lot of attention to snail-related news, but after doing the ritual for the extinct last year, and seeing how many species of snails are on the Red List, I’ve developed a little more fondness, or appreciation, … Continue reading

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