The first wealth is health. – Ralph Waldo Emerson Our lives are being impacted by a conglomerate of global crises: climate, covid-19, extinctions, economic inequality, hunger, poverty, drought, fires, Brood X cicadas and so many more. We can easily feel overwhelmed by the scale of these doom-bringers. The impact of having so many simultaneous crisis …
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Ghost Nets and Sea Monsters
For most of history, man has had to fight nature to survive; in this century he is beginning to realize that, in order to survive, he must protect it. – Jacques-Yves Cousteau Ghost nets truly are sea monsters. A ghost net is fishing gear that is either lost or intentionally dumped into the ocean. It …
Too Much SH*T
The tides are in our veins, we still mirror the stars, life is your child, but there is in meOlder and harder than life and more impartial, the eye that watched before there was an ocean – Robinson Jeffers A report this week, published in Nature, stated the weight of human-made objects exceeds the biomass …
I am certain we will witness the birth of a Neo-Transcendentalism in the 21st Century
Slow Walking the Apocalypse: 1
Powerful forces are preventing serious action on climate change.
Wanderment in the City
An energy rises in the pulse when wandering along. Your body desires the feeling of wanderment- the act of wandering, roaming – and you can recharge your spirit by wandering through a city.
The Joyous Now
Love with all your heart.
Happy 50th Earth Day
Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything. – George Bernard Shaw April 22 marks the fiftieth anniversary of Earth Day. The celebration began as a reaction to the impacts industrialization upon the planet. Mankind has altered Mother Earth in so many ways, and now our alterations are …
Be One with the Wild
I thought of the wilderness we had left behind us, open to sea and sky, joyous in its plenitude and simplicity, perfect yet vulnerable, unaware of what is coming, defended by nothing, guarded by no one. – Edward Abbey Check out my wife and I clamming on Youtube Children are taught human beings have five …
Our Obligation to Nature
It is a curious situation that the sea, from which life first arose should now be threatened by the activities of one form of that life. But the sea, though changed in a sinister way, will continue to exist; the threat is rather to life itself. – Rachel Carson Humanity stands at a crossroad. Responsibility …
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