Category Archives: environment

The Plight of the Song Dogs

What dogs? “Song” dogs? you may ask. Unless you’re quite fond of them, you may not know that this is a term of endearment for coyotes. In general, they’re not very popular and quite a number of people call them … Continue reading

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Crazy weather

I moved to New Mexico from Berkeley/California, where the temperature difference between summer and winter, day and night was negligible, compared to here. Last Sunday it was about 75 degrees and I was walking around in a tank top and … Continue reading

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My cousin Bonnie

She’s not even a year old, but my look-alike Bonnie has already made it through at least four different homes. The first one, she ran away from — barely three months old. No idea where she thought she was heading … Continue reading

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Underwater video of gushing oil leak

From YouTube: ROBERT, La. — Oil and gas stream from the riser of the Deepwater Horizon well May 11, 2010. This video is from the larger of two existing leaks on the riser. This leak is located approximately 460 feet … Continue reading

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Haiti Earthquake

Please donate any money you can. It is a terribly chaotic situation. Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) teams already working on medical projects in Haiti have treated hundreds of people injured in the quake and have been setting up … Continue reading

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The Angry Mermaid Award

While the little video is a bit cheesy and simplistic, the intention of the producers is indeed laudable: to bring awareness to the fact that giant corporations hide behind a facade of being concerned about the environment. The most unbelievably … Continue reading

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Do not kill

Not so long ago, a friend told me that she’d go hunting over the weekend. Upon my shocked reaction, she assured me that she wouldn’t shoot any animals herself (leaving that to her hunting companion), but she does appreciate the … Continue reading

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