Posts Tagged ‘population growth’

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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The century of disasters

Posted May 16th, 2011 in Blog, Featured 2 Comments

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: I didn’t make up that headline. I know I am often grim, but this one is not mine. However, it is about a story that backs up what I try to communicate in some of my speaking and writing and retreat work: The world is changing. We have […]

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Uh oh – 2 stories that should make us rethink everything

Posted May 5th, 2011 in Blog, Featured 2 Comments

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: I often tell people not to look to hope for that other thing, optimism. And don’t look to me for optimism. The trends are not looking good for us in terms of a future without a lot of suffering, without the necessity of huge choices carrying enormous significance, […]

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Fire

Posted September 9th, 2010 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on Fire

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: Fire is one of the fearsome forces of nature. We are seeing it at work in two contrasting places this morning – Boulder County, Colorado, and Detroit MI. Stunning video of the Fourmile Canyon Fire, especially the last couple of minutes: http://www.kdvr.com/videobeta/ae4321d3-0fdf-4fd7-aefa-24f344c32e3c/News/Fourmile-Canyon-Fire-Wednesday-SkyFOX-Video And then there’s what just happened […]

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