Archive for December 2018

50% Drop in Plankton – CBC December 2018

(Read the original CBC article here) CBC. Building blocks of ocean food web in rapid decline as plankton productivity plunges. Scientist say the cause is unknown. Jane Adey · CBC News · Posted: Dec 22, 2018 They’re teeny, tiny plants and organisms but their impact on ocean life is huge. Phytoplankton and zooplankton that live…

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The Psychological Effects of Global Warming on the USA – NWF

This report would be strong support while watching any of our many podcast interviews with report author, Lise Van Susteren. In this report they estimate over 200 million Americans will be impacted with psychological stress as climate change and extreme weather events become more common – now…and in the very near future. In more recent…

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Thinking about Climate on a Dark, Dismal Morning – Kate Marvel

(Read original article in Scientific American) Kate Marvel. December 25, 2018 It’s six in the morning of the shortest day of the year. The sky is dark. When the sun finally rises it will disappear behind leaden gray clouds and tall gray buildings streaked with rust. I’m on a train watching the wastelands of postindustrial…

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Dark Ecology – Paul Kingsnorth – Orion

(Read original article in Orion) Paul Kingsnorth has blazed many an important trail into the wilderness of the unknown and uncertain future for humanity on Earth… This essay is no exception. Starting with this Leonard Cohen quote. * Original Orion article includes hundreds of comments, that I have not included here. Take the only tree…

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(To read the original article in the UK – Express) For those who are joining us in the ‘Academy’, this article is a clear example of a non-vetted piece of journalism, as relates to the health of our biosphere, especially the oceans. I have included it here because many of the points made, validate or…

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The Best Interview Ever – Dean Meets Death Hangout

I have easily the deepest and most heartfull interview in the history of Living Resilience, with Olivier from Death Hangout. I recommend watching all of this hour-long conversation, to get how (as Naomi Klein said so well) “This changes everything.” This is the largest, most important issue humanity has ever had to face. How will…

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We Were Made for These Times – Clarissa Pinkola Estes

Read original posting. My friends, do not lose heart. We were made for these times. I have heard from so many recently who are deeply and properly bewildered. They are concerned about the state of affairs in our world now. Ours is a time of almost daily astonishment and often righteous rage over the latest…

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