Standing in Solidarity with Standing Rock, by Kathy Custren
While many remain oblivious, there is a fair amount of coverage in the press and on social media about the group of Native Americas who are holding a peaceful protest at Standing Rock, North Dakota. Members of the Sioux, Lakota, and other First Nations tribal groups have joined in the thousands to protest the building of an oil pipeline in and through lands and territory adjacent to reservations. The…
When Can We List Ourselves as Endangered?
by Kathy Custren
When bees have reached the doomed designation of being on the endangered species list, does that not spell a certain kind of doom for humanity itself? All the earth science we are ever taught growing up teaches us that bees are the linchpin of our food chain. Without our delightfully buzzing friends that chain unravels. They are what work the whole pollination…