Dot Earth Blogger, New York Times
thebenshi.com — We've all been raised with the notion of TV as evil, and yet ... not only is crime down in our country and violence on the decline worldwide, but now the Breakthrough Institute folks offer up TV as a significant factor in the decline of birth rates in India and thus famine.
dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com — Blacksmith Institute The following " Your Dot" post, on the toxic trail of lead left by recycled car batteries, comes from Richard Fuller, the president of the Blacksmith Institute. This small but effective nonprofit group focuses on ways to clean up glaring pollution problems in poor places.
soundcloud.com — This is a working mix of "Grandpa's Cadillac," © 2013 Andy Revkin. More Revkin tunes on YouTube: http://j.mp/revmusic Still to come, pedal steel, harmonies. Feedback welcome. Seeking photos or video of a white 1959 Cadillac sedan that I can have permission to use (with credit of course) for eventual video.
nytimes.com — MOORE, Okla. - A half-hour - maybe. Early Monday afternoon at the Shear Perfection hair salon, a stylist named Lisa Lentz decided to outrace it. Her one o'clock, a cut-and-color, was done, but two other clients had just canceled, and the ominous tone of Gary England, the meteorological oracle on News 9, commanded attention.
theconversation.com — We have to get smarter about the way we manage Australia's national parks. Nic Prins It's make or break time for Australia's national parks. National parks on land and in the ocean are dying a death of a thousand cuts, in the form of bullets, hooks, hotels, logging concessions and grazing licences.
mnn.com — In the epic and eternal battle between sea turtles and fishermen, can both survive? The answer can be yes, according to the new documentary, "¡Viva la Tortuga!" Produced by students from Pace University, the 16-minute film takes a close look at the coalition Grupo Tortuguero, which has been working to protect endangered sea turtles in Mexico's Magdalena Bay on the Baja Peninsula by developing new, sustainable ways to support the region's economy.
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