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Human activities tearing up the Mojave and Sonoran deserts set loose potentially lethal spores-

Residents of the desert areas of Arizona, California, Utah and New Mexico generally become aware that they could get a nasty fungal disease called coccidioidomycosis (kok-sid-e-oy-doh-my-KOH-sis). 99% of the cases come from these 4 states.  It is informally called Valley Fever, which […]

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Some current cooperation with the Sierra Club suggests so-

Solar  companies need to do offsets to reduce harms, and hopefully at times they can improve wildlife habitat. Here is a recent hopeful story.  Solar companies learn to play nice with environmentalists. By Ucilia Wang. Gigaom.

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‎"At some point we must draw a line across the ground of our home and our being, drive a spear into the land and say to the bulldozers, earthmovers, government and corporations, “thus far and no further.” If we do not, we shall later feel, instead of pride, the regret of Thoreau, that good but overly-bookish man, who wrote, near the end of his life, “If I repent of anything it is likely to be my good behaviour."

~ Edward Abbey