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Indigenous Peoples Day, lessons in environmental stewardship and more

Today is not just the third Monday of my postings for National Indigenous History Month, it’s also National Indigenous Peoples Day.  It’s a day for celebrating Indigenous knowledge and culture, and Indigenous contributions to our planet.  [You can find some … Continue reading

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Map Monday: why World Water Day is needed

Human beings can’t live without a certain amount of fresh water. Fresh water is a requirement for life, and therefore it would be hard to imagine anyone disagreeing that access to clean water should be a human right. But, as … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: our planet and COVID | July 8/20

Our destruction of natural habitats of wildlife is what has allowed these new viruses to cross over to humans in the first place. Ebola, HIV/AIDS, SARS, MERS, H1N1, and now the granddaddy of all, COVID-19. The granddaddy of all new … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – what are we doing to our planet? | Jan 29/20

Image credit: Steffen Kraft aka ICONEO

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Wordless Wednesday – what are we doing to our planet? | Aug 21/19

I know this is cheating, because the pictures aren’t wordless, but their message is so important, especially as parents wait for their kids outside schools.

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Wordless Wednesday – what are we doing to our planet? | Jul 17/19

Image credit: https://greenliving.lovetoknow.com/Effects_of_Water_Pollution

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Wordless Wednesday – what are we doing to our planet? | Jul 10/19

Time for another photo. Let’s go for one of LA. Image credit: http://www.hsph.harvard.edu  

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Wordless Wednesday – what are we doing to our planet? | Jul 3/19

It’s Wednesday. Let’s try another wordless offering. Image credit: https://blueocean.net/the-good-the-bad-and-the-ugly-of-plastic-pollution/  

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