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Drink to Every Beast

Drink to Every Beast The whole six degrees of separation thing was fully in play when I met Joel Burcat, a friend of a friend and an environmental lawyer like me who also writes environmental thrillers — like me.  Burcat … Continue reading

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Plastic-Free Life

[Fruits for a plastic-free life unite.] Plastic-Free Life I think I’m just one of those people that needs a mission.  This week I decided that if I’m ever going to even approach a Zero Waste Life, I need to find … Continue reading

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Zero Waste Life

  Zero Waste Life Let me start by saying I am nowhere near living a zero waste life.  I am actually embarrassed by the amount of trash we produce (both personally, and as a society), but I am doing my … Continue reading

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Youth-Led

Youth-led More than ever, the world needs a deus ex machina, a word derived from Latin and used to describe the point in an ancient Greek tragedy where a God was dropped onto the stage by a machine, sent down … Continue reading

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Xenophobia

XENOPHOBIA xenophobia | ˌzenəˈfōbēə, ˌzēnəˈfōbēə | noun:  intense or irrational dislike or fear of people from other countries: the resurgence of racism and xenophobia. DERIVATIVES xenophobe | ˈzenəˌfōb, ˈzēnəˌfōb | noun (online dictionary definition) xenophobia:  n. The desire to run … Continue reading

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Be Like Water

Be Like Water When I was born, I shared the water on this planet with just over 3 billion people.  Today, I’m sharing it with 7.7 billion and growing — at a rate of 85 million people per year — … Continue reading

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Vernal Pools

[Okay, all these photos are tidal pools not vernal pools, but it’s all I could find in my photo stream (these taken at the Giant’s Causeway in Ireland) and more evidence of their disappearance!] VERNAL POOLS Vernal pools are small … Continue reading

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