Seeing animals in need in Australia, a group of two dozen crafters and seamstresses from central Minnesota got together in a church basement and started sewing. Using donated cotton and flannel fabric, these crafty crafters have now made hundreds of bat wraps, wallaby hanging bags and lined pouches for baby kangaroos. These items are designed […]Continue Reading 156 words
- climate change
- military installations
- military readiness
- Senator Elizabeth Warren
Senator Elizabeth Warren yesterday released a detailed plan on how the military can lead the nation in meeting the challenge of climate change and intends to introduce implementing legislation later this week. Warren explained in a blog on Medium, that the plan is ambitious but will not impede readiness, saying “[w]e don’t have to choose between a green military and an effective one.”Continue Reading 447 words
The U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service released data this week from its latest federal tree mortality count which found that an estimated 18 million trees have died in California wildlands and private property in the past year, many of them victims of recent droughts and bark beetle infestations.Continue Reading 277 words
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