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Earth Day, a celebration or a chance for redemption?

Today, April 22, marks 51 years since the world first celebrated Earth Day.  Since April 22, 1970.  Fifty-one years ago we could still convince ourselves that we could get things under control.  We could lessen our use of fossil fuels … Continue reading

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Wildlife and Earth Day in the time of COVID-19

Wildlife Wednesday and Earth Day all rolled into one. Happy Earth Day, everyone! Believe it or not, this marks the 50th year of celebrating Earth Day on April 22. I have to admit to not having been aware of Earth … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – what are we doing to our planet? | Feb 5/20

Image credit for fishbowl: Steffen Kraft aka ICONEO

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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? | Dec 4/19

This 10-year old sperm whale, found washed up on a beach in the Outer Hebrides in  Scotland this past weekend, had an astounding 220 lbs of trash (plastic cups, netting, ropes, etc.) in its stomach.      

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Wordless Wednesday – what are we doing to our planet? | Aug 7/19

Image credit: Agence France-Presse

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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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