Tag Archives: conservation

Beginning Deep Ecology

Continuing to read “Cultivating the Empty Fields“, the translator makes a comment that Hongzhi’s teachings , who lived from 1091 to 1157, presage the modern philosophical movement of Deep Ecology.  I had not heard of this movement and school of thought until this passage, which goes on to make the connection that not only are clouds […]
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Shared Essay – The Conversation We Are Not Having

This is an essay from the Huffington Post by Taylor Brorby, titled “The Conversation We Are Not Having“, that I am including in it’s entirety. I normally keep this blog focused on writing and nature, and this fits within nature and the environment. It is about the Bakken oil fields in North Dakota and what […]
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Poem – Russia, Khimki

the edge of Khimki forest bathing in autumn sun hides the black earth. ravens take flight minutes before the distant grinding treads roll through fields. we watch near but yet unseen by the men in green we have donned gas masks and white suits an early snowfall shields the form we have taken. and the […]
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Random Thought from Lutsen

Lake Superior while a large body of freshwater, is dependent on other sources to keep a sustainable level. If the rivers that drain here do not have enough snow melt at higher elevations, and if the usage from resorts, cabins, homes, is consistent or increases, over time the level is going to drop noticeably. Soon, […]
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