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The “Nature” Factories

By: Taylor McClean
Our views of nature have drastically changed throughout history. Where nature used to be considered a place of isolation, desolation, and bareness – in other words, a place you absolutely did not want to be – it has now become a source of beauty that is marketed in garden centers for our own consumption. Continue reading

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The Co-management of Alaskan Resources

By: Taylor McClean
Since Westerners first made contact with Alaskan Natives in the early 1800’s, there has been conflict over Alaska’s resources. While the subjects of conflict have changed over the years – from the Russian fur trade of seals to the present conflict of subsistent hunting – the underlying sources of conflict have remained the same. Continue reading

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Save the Forests

By: Tina Hayes The woods and forests around the world are rapidly disappearing. These natural beauties provide shade from the heat, shelter from a storm, a home to birds and small mammals, and convert carbon dioxide into oxygen. Humans continually … Continue reading

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Stinging Nettle Cream for Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common joint disease and one of the oldest documented chronic diseases of humans; archaeologists have found changes typical of osteoarthritis in prehistoric human bones.1(p51) The malady’s antiquity is further evidenced by the plethora of remedies reportedly used by aboriginal peoples for relief from the pain of “rheumatism.” Continue reading

Bug Are My Buddies

Bugs Are My Buddies

Dedicated to the notion that all life is worthwhile, and insects are lifeforms to be appreciated and admired! Insect Photography and Stories for Children Bugs are beautiful! A human need only look closely at one to see the miraculous. Here … Continue reading