Archive for August, 2017

Real History: The Color of America

August 21, 2017

Like many, I was appalled, afraid and saddened by the events in Charlottesville.

Here is an excellent article by a historian that reminds (or teaches) us how history and heritage are conflated and confused…..and the reality that America was never “white.”

http://www.alternet.org/news-amp-politics/american-historian-busts-poisonous-myth-heart-white-nationalist-ideology

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The Plant-Fungi Connection

August 10, 2017

As more information comes forward about global climate change (and the more we experience it in our own lives), it can be easy to feel fear and discouragement. Here is an article that gives hope based upon science, and nature’s amazing ability to adapt…and our ability to understand that adaptation and consciously deploy and spread it.

The surprising plant-fungi relationship that could help feed us, even as the world heats up

The Latest On Monsanto and Round-Up

August 7, 2017

Not Pretty:

https://www.ecowatch.com/monsanto-glyphosate-roundup-2468378805.html?utm_source=EcoWatch+List&utm_campaign=d7b9ff8541-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_49c7d43dc9-d7b9ff8541-86116394

Winners of the National Geographic Photo Contest

August 2, 2017

Winners of the National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year Contest…a chance to savor and celebrate nature, humans, and cities…our beauty:

https://www.theatlantic.com/photo/2017/08/winners-of-the-2017-national-geographic-travel-photographer-of-the-year-contest/535572/?utm_source=nl-atlantic-daily-080117