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Aldo Leopold begins his last chapter by presenting a harsh tale of Odysseus, a Greek hero who
returned home from his journey and, with no hesitation or remorse, hanged many of his slaves for rumors of their disobedience when he was away. In modern times, this act of punishment would seem cruel and lacking of any moral justice whatsoever, but Leopold stresses that in ancients’... more »
All our environmental efforts mean nothing unless we start talking about the one issue that so many refuse to face. Stream our film for free through the end of May and see what it is that can help alleviate the stresses rapid population growth has had on our earth and it's ecosystems.
"The Pledge (An Earth Anthem) music video by the award-winning Earthman Lanny Smith and the Planet Earth Project features both the Miami Children's Choir and the Nashville Children's Choir, and is signed by for the hard of hearing by children. This will inspire everyone.
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Monsanto and its GMO program is BAD for all of us and needs to be STOPPED NOW!
I am a renter for over 30 years. (It is not possible for me to own a home.) My income goes to pay for my landlord's property and taxes, but I have no control over how she chooses to spend her money on maintenance and improvements to her property which is my home. But I pay for the energy bill for my flat.
I am doing... more »
Most energy efficiency programs are only available to home owners. And land lords that pass on heating bills to renters have no incentive to winterize homes, add double pained windows, install smart heating systems and other improvements that would save energy, CO2 and money. Renters need energy efficiency programs now!
-Charge extra money for things in individual packaging. If it is turned into the recycling center, then they get their extra fee back. Don't want to pay extra, buy in larger containers.
-Get rid of plastic packaging, bags, wrappers, etc. Go to biodegradable... more »
Wanted to share a story about an Air Force Veteran who serves EPA as Chief Photographer.
The current system encourages impacts to resources to preserve property value. The public will have to accept higher densities on good developable property in... more »
Current USDA Forest Service policy and budget allow for the protection of human life and residential structures. Forest firest are not prevented from occurring (using thinning of deadwood and other management practices), as learned from the Yellowstone fire.
This beetle-kill is primarily... more »
In general, mammals are considered to be the... more »