Posts Tagged ‘open pit iron ore mine’

Ecological hope is really about love – and so this post is about love

Posted May 31st, 2013 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on Ecological hope is really about love – and so this post is about love

Embodying ecological hope, working for ecological justice, is first and foremost a commitment of love. It is deeply personal and relational. This essay is about love, and about how we intend to express that love through this year and beyond.

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What kind of world do we want? Wisconsin as metaphor

Posted March 8th, 2013 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on What kind of world do we want? Wisconsin as metaphor

Our world is being mined, torn up, sliced to pieces, dug up, contaminated in order to fuel industrial society. We are going to have to decide what kind of world we want to live in, and how much we are willing to change our lives so that we can live in it. Wisconsin is a glaring metaphor for the choices we face.

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It’s getting pretty urgent, no? What to do – and can you help us do it

Posted February 22nd, 2013 in Blog, Featured 2 Comments

The impacts on our natural world of our addiction to fossil fuels accelerate with every passing day.Humans, too, we are part of the natural world being impacted. “All of this destruction, really, is by popular demand, and I am part of that demand.” This situation grows urgent, and we all need to ramp our work to stop the destruction.

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Savage earth wounds

Posted November 7th, 2011 in Blog, Featured 1 Comment

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: The front page of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s Sunday front section was nearly covered by a stunning photograph that made me gasp with horror. It’s a picture of the Empire Mine, an iron ore mine in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Check it out here. As the headline reads (talk […]

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