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compellingcarl

Joined 8 years ago from small town upstate New York

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  • What is Community Supported Agriculture?
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    What is Community Supported Agriculture?

    7 years ago

    Many of you may have encountered this term before, but are still unsure what the true meaning of Community Supported Agriculture really is. In this article I hope to demystify this term as well as encourage all of you to join a local CSA. CSA is a...

  • Terminal 4
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    Terminal 4

    8 years ago

    Plane landing at LAX Personal photo Terminal 4 lies at the end of the hall. The approaching sign suggests the end, the point of departure and a time to say goodbye. I begged you not to go, but the choice was not yours. Some...

  • Against Consumerism: A Look at Naomi Klein’s book “No Logo”
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    Against Consumerism: A Look at Naomi Klein’s book “No Logo”

    8 years ago

    The world we live in today is vastly different than the world that existed fifty years ago. There have many been many changes, some bringing obvious benefits to our society, others more questionable in their attributes. Today we are defined by...

  • Traditional Pastoral Societies and Their Impact on the Environment
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    Traditional Pastoral Societies and Their Impact on the Environment

    8 years ago

    Maasai men catching a cow to give it a vaccine Personal photo Since the Neolithic Revolution pastoral nomads have roamed along the fringes of settled society. Nomads are able to live and thrive in harsh lands that would otherwise be unsuitable for...

  • A look at life through the eyes of a dead friend
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    A look at life through the eyes of a dead friend

    8 years ago

    Taken in the Blue Mountains, Australia Personal photo Old friend, I have so much to ask of you. Your perception intrigues me, As I look through your sunken eyes The mysteries you left me, My mind cannot contain, The...

  • The Ethnosphere and Its Degradation: Concepts by Wade Davis
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    The Ethnosphere and Its Degradation: Concepts by Wade Davis

    8 years ago

    Wade Davis’ concept of the Ethnosphere refers to the accumulation of culture and knowledge held by the diversity of people living around the world. This legacy that humanity leaves is not limited to the science or technology of a people, but...

  • A poem about our dormant instincts
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    A poem about our dormant instincts

    8 years ago

    Taken in the Blue Mountains, Australia Personal photo This is their element. Pupils wide, a yellow Reflection of the moon. A flash of light In the darkness. Blinding fear, A rush of blood. Their growls and yips ...

  • How Australian Snakes Evolved to be so Venomous
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    How Australian Snakes Evolved to be so Venomous

    8 years ago

    Australian fauna is infamous for the toxicity of its venomous snakes, but little is known about the evolutionary circumstances leading to such a characteristic. With a limited representation in the fossil record, it is difficult to track the...

  • A Poem About What it is to be Alive
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    A Poem About What it is to be Alive

    8 years ago

    Personal photo So we awake, Like a sponge Primal eyes see the world As a puzzle laid down; In atoms and electrons, Thoughts and feelings. Encompassing our mind With notions of relativity, We expand our map Of the...

  • Wildlife Conservation in an Agricultural Landscape
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    Wildlife Conservation in an Agricultural Landscape

    8 years ago

    Personal photo This paper was originally written while I was in college as part of a senior year research project with my partner Adam Bleau. It is an extensive case study that examines the effects of agricultural land-use on the ecosystems of St....

  • How Life Survives Winter
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    How Life Survives Winter

    8 years ago

    Personal photo As the temperature drops and the bitter silence of winter takes hold, it often seems like much of the life that once inhabited a natural landscape has ceased to be. Fortunately, the organisms that live in climates that endure freezing...

  • Does the U.S. Food Aid Regime Really Help Developing Nations?
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    Does the U.S. Food Aid Regime Really Help Developing Nations?

    8 years ago

    Personal photo Since the advent of television and global news networks, images of starving children in Ethiopia and across the globe have been broadcasted back to the homes of millions of Americans. People see that there is a dire need for help in...

  • Two Poems About Cows
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    Two Poems About Cows

    8 years ago

    Personal Photo Being a dairy farmer, the well being of my livestock is always a concern. This first poem was written about not only the burden of caring for these animals, but also the tradition and pride that is involved in this labor of love and...

  • The Creation of Beauty Through the Will and Biology of Life
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    The Creation of Beauty Through the Will and Biology of Life

    8 years ago

    Taken on a late fall hike in the Adirondacks. Personal photo This is a paper I wrote for an Aesthetics class in college. As with most papers, after the countless hours of effort and thought put into their creation, they are read once, bestowed with...

  • A concise poem.
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    A concise poem.

    8 years ago

    Looking on the opaque flat, I see a reflection in the flesh. Yet the subtle complexion and inquisition, Begins to slip away. As my grip gives, I watch it tumble and fall. I search through the tangle, But the shattered...

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