Tag Archives: the land

Travel interludes

I’m in a cabin by a lake, not far from where my mom grew up, and where we used to spend time some summers, visiting her family when I was a kid. I haven’t been back here in many years; … Continue reading

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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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Restoration, regeneration, resilience

Once upon a time, I decided to pursue a career in architecture because “sustainable design” sounded like a really good idea, a way to make a positive impact on the world, to do something beneficial for the environment. After a … 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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Soil, bacteria, digestion

I’ve written a bit about soil before – and I expect will be doing more in the future, both because it is a critical part of ecosystems and because this year was declared by the UN the “International Year of … 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 Dire State of Fungi

Originally posted on The Adventures of a Beginning Naturalist:
From Mushroom Expert: “We must accumulate specimens–and it is time to consider our mushrooms from an ecological perspective. I have been framing my argument, so far, in terms of the pursuit…

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