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Thousands Plan to Draw the Line Saturday on Keystone XL

“That money’s burning a hole in your pocket!”   “Just because you can, doesn’t mean you should.” “Waste not, want not.”   Anybody else grow up hearing those truisms?  Those same generations of folks that raised us on some rather conservative values were also the generations that viewed any sort of technological progress as something that […]

Continue Reading By on September 18, 2013 in air, backyard, Bill McKibben, biodiversity, climate change, community, conservation, energy, environmental health, environmentalism, Keystone XL

Nashville Allows Backyard Hens for Some Residents

Brown Ameraucana Hen in Nashville Residents of some of Nashville’s ritziest downtown neighborhoods could soon be housing hens in their backyards, while several of the metro area’s other addresses won’t qualify.  In its recent approval of chicken keeping, the Council of Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County allowed several council districts to opt out […]

Continue Reading By on February 6, 2012 in agriculture, backyard, chickens, food