protest saga.

For a personal side to the on-going pipeline debate, and an example of extreme dedication to an environmental cause, read about the staging of a forest canopy resistance movement here and check the trailer for the documentary below.

 

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desert bloom.

It will soon be wildflower season in the deserts of California, and this year may be more memorable than most.  One of the best places to see it happen – and to be amazed by the stars at night as well – is Joshua Tree National Park.  Enjoy this short video from More Than Just  Parks.

To find out when and where to go, with up-to-date information, check out this site.

standing.

Bill McKibben has long been one of the most outspoken voices for addressing climate change and is now setting his sights on environmental justice for the Standing Rock Sioux in the face of the expedited order to complete the dakota access pipeline.  Read his eloquent words for background on the controversy and resistance here.  You might also visit the site of the organization he founded, 350.org.