Are you running away from your responsibility to take care of planet Earth? Do you drive an SUV and play Mo Bomba to drown out the screams of the various species going extinct around you? Do you eat food? If you said yes to any of these questions, you may be overwhelmed with the amount of information… Read more Saving the World With Seafood
Norman, Emma S. “Standing Up for Inherent Rights: The Role of Indigenous-Led Activism in Protecting Sacred Waters and Ways of Life.” Society & Natural Resources, vol. 30, no. 4, 2017, pp. 537-553, https://doi.org/10.1080/08941920.2016.1274459, doi:10.1080/08941920.2016.1274459. Emma S. Norman is a department chair and faculty member in the Native Environmental Science Program on the Lummi Nation… Read more Standing Up for Inherent Rights: The Role of Indigenous-Led Activism in Protecting Sacred Waters and Ways of Life
Ambassador Blake represents a figure from the international sphere of politics and resources. He has access to U.S. and worldwide intelligence, research and networks. For instance Blake was tasked with figuring out how to reduce Indonesia’s greenhouse gas production. Yet, at the time, Indonesia was in its last year of an administration, so there was… Read more Ambassador Blake’s talk and its connections to bilateral activists
This article goes into the research being done on oyster reefs and their ability to slow the progress of soil erosion on the coast of Louisiana. At the four control sites in the study, the oyster reefs were able to half the rate of erosion over a few months. One interesting social concept behind this environmental problem is how restaurants used to return used oyster shells to fisherman. Fisherman would then return these shells to the ocean and oyster reefs were created through this process. According to the article, only one or two restaurants still do this. Now, oyster shells are sent to landfills, where they are processed in useless ways.
Group: Extractive Colonialism