The day for Earth.

    April 22, 2017

    Mark Nepo:

    Like leafless trees waiting for morning, something as great and as constant as the Earth holds us up and turns us ever so slowly toward the light. Our task is only to be rooted and patient.

    Mysterious as it is – no matter our pain or excitement, our drama or circumstance – – all that we could hope for is here. We lack nothing.

    ~

    Peter Wohlleben shares his deep love of woods and forests and explains the amazing processes of life, death, and regeneration he has observed in the woodland and the amazing scientific processes behind the wonders of which we are blissfully unaware.  Drawing on groundbreaking new discoveries, Wohlleben presents the science behind the secret.
    ~
    Rachel Carson
    Part II
    [New Yorker: ‘A groundbreaking investigation into the harmful effects of DDT and other pesticides not he environment.’]
    Rachel Carson is the author of the best-seller “Silent Spring” and “The Sea Around Us,” which won the National Book Award for nonfiction. She was posthumously awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1980.
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