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Environmentalism = Care for People, Not (Just) Trees.

Just seeing this article, which highlights scientific research connecting personal tendencies toward environmentalism with the presence of empathy… This – empathy driving my conclusion that we shouldn’t (collectively, by our choices) be forcing other people to live in shitty environments – is true for me and for everyone I know to be involved in the […]

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The Environmental Impact of a Successful #NoDAPL Campaign

Remember how we recently shared about our waste diversion/carbon mitigation efforts? How we were excited to have helped you avoid the production of 28 metric tons of CO2e because you could buy used things here instead of new ones elsewhere? To add some perspective to what just happened at Standing Rock (it was just announced […]

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We’ve Put a Stake (Not a Snake) in the Ground.

Last week, the US Commission on Civil Rights issued a statement regarding the Dakota Access Pipeline, challenging the President and administration to reflect on the entire relationship between the US (a nation of immigrants) and sovereign Indian nations before continuing with the project. This is important for all of us because clean water is a […]

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