Monthly Archives: December 2015

Patterns of succession

This article, Mats and Nets – Patterns from the Dunes, describes two different patterns of plant succession on the sand dunes along the Oregon coast, and how those relate to certain permaculture strategies. It’s really lovely and clear writing about … Continue reading

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Another river to be freed

In Central Oregon, a dam on the Deschutes River is slated to be removed, which will improve habitat for – not salmon, for a change – but redband trout, among other species. The removal will also involve removing contaminated soil … Continue reading

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Another small step, I suppose

I had some intense, Loki-flavored/influenced dreams two nights ago, and woke up from them to notice He was quite strongly present. After a while, I got to thinking about some of the things I’ve been noticing more strongly recently: that … Continue reading

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How Shell got to the Arctic – and why they didn’t get what they wanted

Audubon has a good article talking about some of the process that went into Shell being granted permission to return to the Arctic this past year, and some of the regulations that actually slowed them down a bit. It’s an … Continue reading

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Biodiversity in the deep ocean

Here is a brief post, which has some wonderful photos, about the life in the deep sea (a very large area we still know very little about), which is damaged by a lot of human activity, including deep sea trawling … Continue reading

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