Category Archives: Animism

Plant perspective

My job stresses me out and I want to leave. This would have been a true statement a month ago, a year ago; in fact, 2 years ago, going all the way back to when I first started. The nature … Continue reading

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Links: The land (connections/water/damage)

I read the following within the last week; I suspect many of my readers might appreciate them, too. Lorna Smithers’ heartbreaking “Spirit of the Aquifer” Lengthy but worth it piece on Grist about the connections between groundwater and surface water, … Continue reading

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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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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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Our soft and squishy foundation

Today I was going to write a nice tidy post about soil. Because soil is so tidy, right? But soil ecology, it’s important! It is quite literally the foundation of ecosystems; I trust I don’t have to explain why. And … 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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Ecological catastrophes: apparently it’s partly Descartes’s fault

It has been bothering me for a very long time, a certain set of beliefs about the world and how to best understand it, a set of beliefs that are typically connected with concepts like “science” and “being rational;” and … Continue reading

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