Environment

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Managing Climate Grief

Symptoms include sleeplessness, difficulty making decisions, feeling out of control, and even guilt about being alive.

  • 06/24/2020
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Tapestry: An Evolution in Our Ecosystem

commentary about how people connect with the environment

  • 06/24/2020
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Winona LaDuke: A Leader of the Green Revolution

At one time, Minnesota had 11 hemp mills, in towns like Winona and Stillwater.

  • 06/24/2020
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Youth Take Action

Excerpts from “Eyewitness: Minnesota Voices on Climate Change”

  • 06/24/2020
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Shifting Ecological Mindsets With Art

Today, my environmental art is built upon an expanded definition of ecology.

  • 06/24/2020
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Climate Consciousness: A Crescendo of Women’s Voices

In 2009, I was dragged into a new reality — one in which restoring Minnesota’s Northwoods to its historical grandeur is not possible due to the state’s fast-warming climate.

  • 06/24/2020
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Healthy Self, Healthy Planet

The moment we say, ‘we don’t need this bug, we don’t need this plant,’ the system starts to weaken. If this happens again and again, the system collapses. Every time we have excluded a person or group of people, it has been at our own peril. We will have a viable future only when diverse knowledge, skills, attitudes, and cultural understanding are brought to the table.

  • 09/25/2019
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Voices of Vision

commentary of everyday women about building the future

  • 09/25/2019
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Doula to the Next Economy

Consent is about sex, and consent is about pipelines and mega-projects. In the old days, company men and governments used to just rape and pillage. That was how it went. It is not supposed to be those days now.

  • 06/01/2019
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How to Re-Align Our “Normal”

A few years ago I bought the book “An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States,” by Dr. Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, which was a 2015

  • 08/01/2018
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Ni Mama Akii

Ecosystem content is made possible by Organic Lawns by LUNSETH Sharon Day. (Photo by Sarah Whiting) In the Ojibwe language, Ni

  • 05/01/2018
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Seeking Diversity in Environmental Activism

Ecosystem content is made possible by Organic Lawns by LUNSETH Rachel Carson’s “Silent Spring” book in 1962 ushered in wider discussion

  • 03/01/2018