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Earth Embalmed
There are so many calamities - fish kills in Florida and birds falling out of the skies, epic floods and droughts, the slowing of the ocean currents - that when I prepared the 26th Dispatch From The Endocene I left out a major incident I had intended to inc...
There are so many calamities - fish kills in Florida and birds falling out of the skies, epic floods and droughts, the slowing of the ocean currents - that when I prepared the 26th Dispatch From The Endocene I left out a majo...
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A Borrowed Poem
With his kind permission, please find below a poem written by Lee McCormack, a hermit living in the dank and moldy primal forests of Martha ’ s Vineyard. Writing poetry for 55 years, he is the first ever Martha’s Vineyard Poet Laureate in the island ’ s his...
With his kind permission, please find below a poem written by Lee McCormack, a hermit living in the dank and moldy primal forests of Martha’s Vineyard. Writing poetry for 55 years, he is the first ever Martha’s Vineyard Poet ...
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Always the Hell…And a Little Bit of Heaven
The title for this post is taken from a video about the artist Jheronimus Bosch, which can be seen in an article  that will send you to a wonderful interactive site, created to enhance appreciation for the exquisite details in his triptych, Garden of Earthl...
The title for this post is taken from a video about the artist Jheronimus Bosch, which can be seen in an article that will send you to a wonderful interactive site, created to enhance appreciation for the exquisite details in...
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Nothing but sky, the sound of the water, and the water's reply
The End of the World ~ Dana Gioia “We're going,” they said, “to the end of the world.”    So they stopped the car where the river curled,    And we scrambled down beneath the bridge    On the gravel track of a narrow ridge. We tramped for miles on a wooded ...
The End of the World ~ Dana Gioia “We're going,” they said, “to the end of the world.” So they stopped the car where the river curled, And we scrambled down beneath the bridge On the gravel track of a narrow ...
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A Guest Post, from Shaheer
This is an essay by a friend of mine, Shaheer. He documents his exploits into the world of climate change and activism,  and relates the state of climate change as we stand today. My  introduction to climate change came from Al Gore , in his 2006 award winn...
This is an essay by a friend of mine, Shaheer. He documents his exploits into the world of climate change and activism, and relates the state of climate change as we stand today. My introduction to climate change c...
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An Exercise in Futility
Now, you no longer need to wade through the analyses of COP21, whether critical or congratulatory, - as we all try to forget the obscene excesses of the misguided activists. In one brief cathartic series of his signature limericks, Benjamin the Donkey has t...
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Love Is Not Enough
Following is the transcript for the 25th Dispatch From the Endocene, which can be heard at ExtinctionRadio.org.  The artwork is by Arthur Rackham, whose depiction of trees rendered them veritable sentient characters in his illustrations of fairy tales. Than...
Following is the transcript for the 25th Dispatch From the Endocene, which can be heard at ExtinctionRadio.org. The artwork is by Arthur Rackham, whose depiction of trees rendered them veritable sentient characters in his il...
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I think we're in real trouble
~ Mitch Brenner, from Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds , 1963 Thank you Gene, and welcome listeners, to the 24th Dispatch From the Endocene. As winter is drawing to a close, I thought I would quote from Silent Spring , which Rachel Carson published in 1962.  Sh...
~ Mitch Brenner, from Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds, 1963 Thank you Gene, and welcome listeners, to the 24th Dispatch From the Endocene. As winter is drawing to a close, I thought I would quote from Silent Spring, which ...
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Histories Etched
The title of this post is taken from the winning poem of  2013's contest at Poetry for the End of the World . Letters From the Ice Age      ~   Ian Ferrier Cities buried           streets forgotten warehouses ransacked and abandoned for the south. We love  ...
The title of this post is taken from the winning poem of 2013's contest at Poetry for the End of the World. Letters From the Ice Age ~ Ian Ferrier Cities buried streets forgotten warehouses ransacked and...
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To Rise Above Nature
“Nature, Mr. Allnut, is what we are put in this world to rise above.”       ~ Katherine Hepburn, as Miss Rose Sayer, in The African Queen , 1951 Following is the transcript for my segment this week on ExtinctionRadio, which can be heard at the website . Tha...
“Nature, Mr. Allnut, is what we are put in this world to rise above.” ~ Katherine Hepburn, as Miss Rose Sayer, in The African Queen, 1951 Following is the transcript for my segment this week on ExtinctionRadi...
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No Mercy
“I think we are just insects, we live a bit and then die and that’s the lot. There’s no mercy in things. There’s not even a Great Beyond. There’s nothing.”         ~ John Fowles, The Collector Following is the transcript to my 19th Dispatch from the Endocen...
“I think we are just insects, we live a bit and then die and that’s the lot. There’s no mercy in things. There’s not even a Great Beyond. There’s nothing.” ~ John Fowles, The Collector Following is the transcript ...
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Extinction Goes Glam
Following is the transcript for the 18th Dispatch from the Endocene, which will air on Extinction Radio .   Thanks so much for producing Extinction Radio, Gene  - and welcome listeners, to the 18th Dispatch from the Endocene. In conjunction with the Paris C...
Following is the transcript for the 18th Dispatch from the Endocene, which will air on Extinction Radio. Thanks so much for producing Extinction Radio, Gene - and welcome listeners, to the 18th Dispatch from the Endoce...
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