The Stream, February 15: Budget CutsTUESDAY, 15 FEBRUARY 2011 10:19 Greenwire gives details on the highs and lows of President Barack Obama’s EPA budget proposal. Under the plan, EPA would take a 12.6 percent funding cut, or $1 billion less, than fiscal year 2011, including a slash in money for local and state water projects. Deep cuts are also planned for the Great Lakes Restoration...
poetry can save the world… 1
NOW by Robert King I shuffle on snowshoes through the pines in last night’s snow—so where I am was not here yesterday—and arrive at a rocky creek, ice tightened over the chatter of secret water. Earlier I knew every question, my name was “He-Who-Answers-Himself.” Now I am only whatever listens, whatever sees what’s hidden below and everything hidden above. Now I am breaking, coming...
Sometimes, just hearing the waterfall while I sit, or sit writing, is so much in the way of energy that whatever had been carried to that moment is no longer. And suddenly I am remembering a fragment, those words of Anais Nin about writing: “If you do not breathe through writing, if you do not cry out in writing, or sing in writing, then don’t write…”
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Blog Action Day: Water! →
On October 15th bloggers who care about water gave themselves over to the topic, and a resource was created that is rare and inspiring. Check it out. Some are spiritual, some scientific, some action-oriented, some lose the line between the divisions. (The Tao of Water is one favorite.)
Don’t spit in the well, you are drinking from it now.– Various zen folk
Don’t spit in the well, you might drink from it later.– Yiddish proverb
Use less water, or the goldfish gets it By Duncan Geere |16 September 2010 Among the droplets of water culture news, this sparkle. Check the Wired url at:http://www.wired.co.uk/news/archive/2010-09/16/sink-fish-concept Enjoy! Before you get worried about washing your hands in dirty fish-water, or the fish being poisoned by soap, you can be reassured that the tapwater is not actually...
19 Solutions to the Global Freshwater Crisis
from an article in Circle of Blue, May 24, 2010; steps large, immediate, obvious, ours… …Counting down the 19 best solutions to the global freshwater crisis captured by a GlobeScan and SustainAbility poll of more than 1200 leading international experts in 80 countries. Here’s the final list. Conducted by GlobeScan, an international public and stakeholder opinion research firm, and...
For my Teacher (no mistake here) but just remember sweetheart you miss the moment you miss the boat don’t miss the boat okay?
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