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  • Clarissa Pinkola Estés tells the story from the deserts and mountains of Northern Mexico about a wolf woman, a collector of bones, who resurrects the wild spirit of life from the depths of the Underworld.

    La Loba: Wild Woman, Luminous Wolf

    Clarissa Pinkola Estés tells the story from the deserts and mountains of Northern Mexico about a wolf woman, a collector of bones, who resurrects the wild spirit of life from the depths of the Underworld.

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  • “Severe grazing is absolutely essential to maintain biodiversity,” argues Allan Savory in a recent TED Talk. Of course, this is the opposite of scientific truth for the sensitive desert ecosystem. Advocating "holistic grazing," Mr. Savory pieces together false assumptions to produce ineffective but popular recommendations on climate change.

    Cattle Grazing the Desert Will Not Solve Climate Change

    “Severe grazing is absolutely essential to maintain biodiversity,” argues Allan Savory in a recent TED Talk. Of course, this is the opposite of scientific truth for the sensitive desert ecosystem. Advocating "holistic grazing," Mr. Savory pieces together false assumptions to produce ineffective but popular recommendations on climate change.

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  • Passive solar Earthships provide electricity, potable water, sustainable food production, with contained sewage treatment, and can be built anywhere in the world. Renegade eco-architect Michael Reynolds' construction and design process called Earthship Biotecture creates beyond LEED Architecture, a sustainable green building design made of natural and recycled materials.

    Earthship Biotecture: Self-Sufficient, Off-the-Grid Communities

    Passive solar Earthships provide electricity, potable water, sustainable food production, with contained sewage treatment, and can be built anywhere in the world. Renegade eco-architect Michael Reynolds' construction and design process called Earthship Biotecture creates beyond LEED Architecture, a sustainable green building design made of natural and recycled materials.

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  • On the Plaza of American Life, where does 26-foot Marilyn stand? For now, she's straddling Palm Springs tourists. Is she this years' ceramic pink flamingo replacement, soon to be on everyone's front lawn? Let's hope so. America's new moral umbrella is Monroe's revenge. Oow, some do like it hot.

    26-Foot Marilyn of The Desert

    On the Plaza of American Life, where does 26-foot Marilyn stand? For now, she's straddling Palm Springs tourists. Is she this years' ceramic pink flamingo replacement, soon to be on everyone's front lawn? Let's hope so. America's new moral umbrella is Monroe's revenge. Oow, some do like it hot.

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