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It's time to prioritize the survival of indigenous people, the world's forest stewards 2.6.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
It's time to prioritize the survival of indigenous people, the world's forest stewards Carol Goodstein Tue, 06/02/2020 - 00:00 Hunting and gathering for food is taking on a whole new meaning of late. The ever-lengthening line at my local Whole Foods starts to wrap around the outside of the store before 7 a.m., as socially distanced shoppers — securely donned in gloves, masks and even plastic face shields — wait nervously to scavenge for their week’s worth of essentials along with their COVID-19 indulgences: the extra bars of Hu chocolates and Enjoy Life cookies, in my family’s case. We once thought of foraging as an activity engaged in only by our very remote ancestors and distant "primitive" people. But the spread of COVID-19 has heightened the subsistence survival instinct in all of us. In a way, we are not so dissimilar from "primitive" people in places such as the Amazon Basin as we might have thought.  And now, we’re all vulnerable to the same pandemic virus. Only with virtually no resistance, no ...
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15 Indigenous Crops to Boost Your Immune System and Celebrate Biodiversity 30.5.2020 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines

This Friday, May 22, marks the International Day for Biological Diversity. Every year, the United Nations uses this day as an opportunity both to celebrate the Earth’s stunning biodiversity and to recognize our task to protect it. 

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Op-Ed: Distance learning? Even my students will tell you that's not the future 26.5.2020 LA Times: Commentary

Magic happens in a physical classroom, not through online platforms popularized during the coronavirus quarantine.

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New CDC warning old hat to Chicagoans: Rats scurry for food during COVID-19 restaurant closures 26.5.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Rats in Chicago are getting hungrier, bolder during Illinois' stay-at-home order. With restaurants closed, they’ll follow the food indoors and resort to cannibalism before they starve.
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Colorado wildlife agency’s past research raises questions about mountain lion hunting levels 24.5.2020 Denver Post: Local
Five years ago, Colorado Parks and Wildlife scientists found that killing mountain lions at the levels agency managers allow across much of the state — including what’s now being planned for the next decade on the Western Slope — will lead to declining numbers, contrary to the goal of ensuring stability for this species.
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City of Denver accepting applications for restaurants and bars that want to move dining areas outside 19.5.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Ahead of any set reopening date, the city of Denver on Monday announced that restaurants and bars could begin submitting proposals to operate outdoors in parking lots, on sidewalks and in streets. Once approved, the new al fresco dining areas would be allowed to run until at least Sept. 7, according to a city release. […]
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Orang Rimba attacked after struggling to find food during pandemic 18.5.2020 Survival International
An Orang Rimba woman surveys the remains of her house and possessions which have been destroyed by an angry mob. The attack happened after Orang Rimba tried to collect fallen oil palm fruits on their ancestral lands, so they could feed their families during the pandemic. © Warsi Eight members of the Orang Rimba tribe have been attacked after attempting to collect fallen oil palm fruits from a plantation on their ancestral lands in Indonesia’s Sumatra province. Orang Rimba who have had their land stolen by oil palm companies are struggling to find food during the pandemic. A member* of the Orang Rimba group whose members were attacked, told Survival: “The people are always angry with the Orang Rimba here because we collect the oil palm fruits, but we say this is our land, not yours.” Company guards attacked the Orang Rimba as they tried to collect oil palm fruit, throwing stones at them. After the Orang Rimba fled, one guard rounded up a mob of local villagers, who destroyed eleven Orang Rimba houses and ...
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18 places that will help you celebrate mom on Mother’s Day 5.5.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Show your mom some love.
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Letters to the Editor: A Yosemite with no people and only animals is a sight to behold 18.4.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Bears, deer and other animals are roaming freely in areas once packed by Yosemite tourists. It appears the coronavirus is teaching us something about humans.

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The Easter Bunny is most definitely coming to town. I'm sure of it 9.4.2020 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Easter is all about the unexpected, so be ready to roll back the rock and roll with the punches.

Letters to the Editor: Want to help prevent the next pandemic? Go vegan 9.4.2020 LA Times: Health

If human exploitation of animals for food is causing viruses to spill over into our species, we need to stop eating meat and other animal products.

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What It’s Like to Be Freed From Prison After 26 Years—Into a Coronavirus Hotspot 2.4.2020 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by The Marshall Project.  Craig Rixner walked out of the Elayn Hunt Correctional Center in St. Gabriel, Louisiana last Wednesday after nearly 26 years in prison. It was a joyful day—filled with shrimp po boys, new clothes from Walmart and texts from many of his 28 nieces and nephews—but one […]
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Not just biofuels: Algae's next wave 30.3.2020 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Applications in packaging and other products are beginning to gain momentum.
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Destroying habitats has opened a Pandora's box for new diseases to emerge 24.3.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
The novel coronavirus outbreak may be just the beginning of mass pandemics.
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Episode 212: Coping with coronavirus, Earth Day goes digital, how ESG funds are faring 20.3.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Insights from employee engagement expert Susan Hunt Stevens, Earth Day Network President Kathleen Rogers and Cornerstone Capital founder Erika Karp.
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These are Colorado’s best restaurants of 2020, according to AAA 20.2.2020 Denver Post: Local
AAA just gave out its annual diamond ratings across the U.S., and Colorado restaurants received 77 of them.
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Florida men banned from hunting in Colorado after poaching mule deer and pronghorn 18.2.2020 Denver Post: Local
Two Florida men convicted of poaching after killing at least three mule deer and six pronghorn in Elbert and Lincoln counties have been banned from hunting in Colorado.
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It's words, not bullets, for the 'bear whisperer' of the Eastern Sierra 12.2.2020 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

'Bear whisperer' Steve Searles lures bears away from kitchens and campsites, with words instead of tranquilizer darts. And he thinks the lessons of the wild may translate to society.

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Las Vegas buffets: Your guide to lavish nonstop dining on the Strip 31.1.2020 L.A. Times - Food & Dining

All-you-can-eat buffets are the most American thing imaginable.

Episode 205: Cargill cultivates soil health, greening the Super Bowl 31.1.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Plus, chit-chat about animal welfare expert Temple Grandin and GM's vision for a future ride-hailing service.
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