How the Dutch changed their cycling culture – started with a ’70′s “mass die-in” outside #Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum. pic.twitter.com/dvatSeBIt0 — Brent Toderian (@BrentToderian) November 18, 2014 Happy to see this sort of story at the local news level: Don’t rake your leaves, scientists say http://t.co/NTu6q3bUQ7 via @KING5Seattle — Root Simple (@rootsimple) November 21, 2014 You can […]
Of the 25 podcasts we’ve produced, this may have been the most difficult to put together. I don’t think most people know how contentious beekeeping practices are. There’s a sharp divide between natural/non-interventionist approaches and conventional beekeeping. I’m on the natural side, but I hope I was fair in my description of the California Beekeeper’s […]
Speaking of astonishment, I learned something new last weekend, and I love learning new things, especially things which remind me of how strange and wonderful the world is. Have you ever heard of an ant lion or antlion? I was out tracking with the lovely Channel Islands Tracking Team (if you live near Ventura, CA […]
I’m home with a cold while Erik is off getting himself all worked into a tizzy at the state beekeeping convention. In my couch-potato-ing, I ran across this delicate piece of wisdom while watching a video of a lecture by Matthew Fox. During the lecture, he tells the story of how he saw the poet […]
The next renaissance of human culture will be the reconstruction of our natural world in our cities. Plants will be at the center of it all. — Thomas Rainer (@ThomasRainerDC) November 17, 2014 In addition to being a talented landscape architect and blogger Thomas Rainer has delivered the most important tweet of our generation.