Where the Wild Things Were… and Could be Again

As humanity has tightened its grip on Earth, we have been party to the loss of many species. While many of us are aware of the cautionary tales of the dodo and the Tasmanian tiger, we are blind to the processes that led to their extinction. In seeking to fulfill our desires (for space, for goods, for control over the natural environment) we too often fail to consider the needs of the system that sustains us: the dodo, for example,…

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Another Night Out w/ The Black Environmental Collective

Another Night Out w/ The Black Environmental Collective  Have fun and networking with folks with interests in environmental, food, climate, and health issues. This is an invitation for you to join us for a follow-up event to our now legendary Night Out event at Arnold's Tea in November. We're doing it again.  Only bigger and better. We're keeping the same band, Artistree, and moving it to a larger venue that will also accommodate other rooms for networking conversations. Click here to…

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Environmental Hazards: Close-to-Home

The snow is already beginning to melt, and we can see the first spikes of spring ephemerals like snowdrops and crocus poking through the snow. Having spent the short days of winter cooped up indoors, many people are pleased to feel the days getting perceptibly longer. As we cross the thresholds of our respective houses out into this warming world, we transition between two very distinct sorts of environments: one familiar, consistent, and controlled, the other unpredictable, varied, and sometimes…

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