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Edited 11/9/12: I received some additional links which expand the discussion here, concerning the findings of the FAO report I link to below. I’ve noted a few corrections in the actual text. But, you can read a good
The post title derives from a Flickr friend who wrote this comment below my photo: “A sobering reminder of what we are . . .” I will add that what we are doesn’t necessarily foretell what we become. 🙂
Note: All gulls pictured in this post, and other trapped birds were freed from the netting.
Follow Up on 10/21/11: I phoned today and learned that an official went out to this net, confirmed what we saw in terms of … Read the rest
Orcas can’t, of course, pick out sofas. But if they could, they would tell you that their survival may depend on the product and furniture choices we make — and the industries we support in the process.
The orcas of … Read the rest
The truth is, I can’t. I cannot reconcile what’s happening in the Gulf right now when I read the reports . . . when I consider the gusher of oil spilling into the Gulf of Mexico and moving into the … Read the rest
I’m going to keep this post up as a sidebar sticky — as wildlife news trickles in about the Deepwater Horizon spill front lines. Scroll down a bit to … Read the rest
Part two in my series of documenting the flotsam floating and landing on the beaches around the Bay.
Technically, the first two images don’t fall under my usual designation of “flotsam” — they were, more or less, dumped on Albany … Read the rest