Places Archives: United States

‘Ecological Disaster on Massive Scale’: Hundreds of Thousands of Dead Migratory Birds in Southwest Linked to Wildfires, Climate Crisis

‘Ecological Disaster on Massive Scale’: Hundreds of Thousands of Dead Migratory Birds in Southwest Linked to Wildfires, Climate Crisis “The fact that we’re finding hundreds of these birds dying, just kind of falling out of the sky is extremely alarming.” by Julia Conley A combination of factors—all related to the climate crisis—is believed to be behind … Continue reading ‘Ecological Disaster on Massive Scale’: Hundreds of Thousands of Dead Migratory Birds in Southwest Linked to Wildfires, Climate Crisis

Assisted Tree Migration

Connie Barlow is a leading advocate for the “assisted migration” of native trees poleward in this time of rapid climate change. Beginning in 2004 in a paper cowritten with Pleistocene ecologist Paul S. Martin titled, “Bring Torreya taxifolia North — Now,” Barlow’s advocacy subsequently expanded to include even common native trees of North America. The … Continue reading Assisted Tree Migration

More Than 17,000 Rare Nevada Wildflowers Destroyed

In this article published on September 16, 2020 by the Center for Biologocal Diversity, they draw attention to a premeditated act of violence against a rare species of wildflower. The act may be linked to a proposal for an open-pit lithium mine to supply the battery industry. More Than 17,000 Rare Nevada Wildflowers Destroyed Tiehm’s … Continue reading More Than 17,000 Rare Nevada Wildflowers Destroyed

Irrigation Is Dewatering Rivers

All around the world, irrigation for agriculture is taking massive amounts of water from rivers, in many cases leaving them almost or entirely dry. This article comes from central Oregon, where 90% of human water use is for agriculture. Low Flows Due to Irrigation Destroying Deschutes River by George Wuerthner / The Wildlife News The … Continue reading Irrigation Is Dewatering Rivers

Trump Administration Launches New Assault On Alaska’s Tongass Old-Growth Forest

Another Massive Clearcutting Proposal Threatens Southeast Alaska’s Economy, Wildlife, Carbon Stores JUNEAU, ALASKA (Tlingit: A’aakw Kwáan lands) — The Trump administration announced plans today for yet another massive timber sale that would destroy more than 5,100 acres of critical old-growth habitat in the Tongass National Forest in Southeast Alaska. “Shame on the Trump administration’s Forest … Continue reading Trump Administration Launches New Assault On Alaska’s Tongass Old-Growth Forest

Nihilistic Relativism Infects The Green movement

In this article, Suzanna explains how nihilistic relativism has spread across the environmental movement. It has altered our perception of right and wrong, and prevents the environmental organizers from taking a radical stance for the natural world. This article was originally published August 26th in VT Digger. an off-the-grid farmer who lives in Walden. Nihilistic … Continue reading Nihilistic Relativism Infects The Green movement

Eastside Forest Scam–The Proposed Removal of the 21-inch Rule.

Large and old-growth trees in the dry eastern region of the U.S. state of Oregon are under threat as the agency which regulates Forest Service lands plans to remove existing protections, George Wuerthner reports. By George Wuerthner / The Wildlife News / August 13, 2020 The Forest Service has begun a 30 day comment period … Continue reading Eastside Forest Scam–The Proposed Removal of the 21-inch Rule.

[The Ohio River Speaks] When History Becomes Hallucination

The Ohio River is the most polluted river in the United States. In this series of essays entitled ‘The Ohio River Speaks,‘ Will Falk travels the length of the river and tells her story. Read the first, second, third, fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh, eighth and ninth part of Will’s journey. On the Tidioute Bridge, where forests … Continue reading [The Ohio River Speaks] When History Becomes Hallucination

Outdoor Skills Workshop — August 25th @ 4-7pm

On August 25th at 4pm, Deep Green Resistance in collaboration with regional allies Illahee Spirit Runners will be offering an outdoor skills workshop in the coast range between Eugene and Corvallis. This workshop will cover a variety of basic outdoor skills for survival and thriving in relationship with nature. We will be going over how … Continue reading Outdoor Skills Workshop — August 25th @ 4-7pm

Rain on a River’s Face

The Ohio River is the most polluted river in the United States. In this series of essays entitled ‘The Ohio River Speaks,‘ Will Falk travels the length of the river and tells her story. Read the first, second, third, fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth part of Will’s journey. As the bow of my kayak slid … Continue reading Rain on a River’s Face