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The Never Ending Story

Posted with the kind permission of Pat Bagley, Salt Lake Tribune RewildingThe Rewilding Institute (TRI) mission is to explore and share tactics and strategies to advance continental-scale conservation and restoration in North America and beyond. We focus on the need for large carnivores and protected wildways for their movement; and we offer a bold, scientifically […]

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Polly Dyer, 96, driving force for Northwest conservation dies

By CLAUDIA ROWE Seattle Times staff reporter The majestic wilderness of Shi Shi Beach, an indelible sight for many visitors to the Olympic wilderness near Neah Bay, might look entirely different today if not for the cheerful tenacity of Polly Dyer, a conservationist icon who died Sunday in Shoreline. She was 96. Equally at home […]

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Is There a Climate “Spiral of Silence” in America?

  Climate Note surveys have repeatedly shown that most Americans are interested in the issue of global warming and consider it personally important. However, they have also shown that “for most Americans, climate change is not a common topic of conversation or something they hear about much in their daily lives.” Edward Maibach, Anthony Leiserowitz, Seth Rosenthal, Connie Roser-Renouf and Matthew […]

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Michael Frome – May 25, 1920 to September 4, 2016

From the last edition of Michael Frome’s Portogram published September 5, Michael says, “It’s been great fun, I’ve enjoyed it very much, and I send my best wishes to all my friends and followers. Michael Frome has been well known as author, educator and tireless champion of America’s natural heritage. The late Senator Gaylord Nelson […]

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Boliva’s government pushes to expand agricultural lands at the expense of the nation’s environment

In April 2015, small-scale Bolivian farmers who painstakingly work the land as their ancestors did – clearing small plots, planting and waiting for rain – gathered for a summit with stakeholders from a very different part of the agricultural sector: commercial farmers who oversee vast farms and watch international exchange markets just as closely as […]

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#71 Join the Deep Ecology Movement at this Collaboratory Conference Oct 21-23

What is Deep Ecology? A philosophical and scientific political/social movement concerned with bringing about a major paradigm shift to redirect the ecologically destructive path of modern industrial growth in today’s societies. The long-range Deep Ecology movement has been characterized philosophically by a move from anthropomorphism to ecocentrism, and by environmental activism. Why should you join […]

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The World’s Number Two Emergency

The Nobel-winning medication Ivermectin is causing an unexpected shitstorm. by Richard Conniff MOTHER JONES  July/August 2016 To the extent that we think about them at all, people tend to regard dung beetles as entertainment, rolling, tumbling, even somersaulting over massive balls of elephant poop. But the 5,000 or so species at work on every continent except […]

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