Global Sea Ice Levels Defy Alarmists | The Daily Caller

'Where's the media coverage?'
Source: Global Sea Ice Levels Defy Alarmists | The Daily CallerNever heard of this site until the past few days, now it turns up everywhere. As I suspected, Daily Caller is a libertarian conservative mouthpiece.You can guess they are getting generous contributions from the well-healed far-right ideologues to insure that the US continues with biz as usual that has soaked the top tier corporateers who like things just the way they are.Spin at work. Just so you'll be aware.

Mountaintops Removed, Family Plots Left. Sort of.

The rate of mountaintop removal mining may have slowed in the U.S., but the practice is still encroaching on many Appalachian communities.Mountaintop Removal Is Encroaching On Communities In Appalachia | ThinkProgress Firefox, Today at 8.25.10 AMSource: Mountaintop Removal Is Encroaching On Communities In Appalachia | ThinkProgress
And some say Mountaintop Removal runs roughshod over human community and well-being? Well just look at this example of honoring the dead. The article does not say if the mining company provides ladders for graveside services.This makes me a little queasy. The Mortuary of Mordor.

Nature Writing: In, From and For

IMG_0090showyOrchis480The time I was to spend with the visiting students back in March started out to be a "nature writing workshop."¬† In the end, something else filled the time instead, but the notion of teaching about nature writing made me take the wider view of what "nature writing" has been for me at the keyboard now for more than a dozen years at Fragments and from that, also for other audiences.I'm still in the process of fleshing this out, but have a possible framework that may serve to help me better … Continue Reading ››
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