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All the critical issues involved in transitioning to a more sustainable world.


This time they can see our pain

Salt Lake City’s recent protests and perspectives from a young black student. You can call the protest violent. By the end, it was. But understand that when you do so, when all you …

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June Almanac: a monthly compendium of random wisdom for the natural world and beyond

June 1  Average temps today: high 78º, low 54º. Sunrise: 5:58am. Sunset:   8:53pm. June 2  These easy annuals are pollinator-friendly: alyssum, cosmos, calendula, zinnia, sunflower …

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How to make this moment the turning point for change: basic lessons to draw from the past

As millions of people across the country take to the streets and raise their voices in response to the killing of George Floyd and the ongoing problem of unequal justice, many peop …

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Environews

A congressman once told me that Utah’s vast barren desert was an unappreciated economic asset. Everything we make, he said enthusiastically, involves some kind of toxic byproduct t …

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Spaceship Earth: a new film to inspire the power of small groups and to re-imagine our world

Photo courtesy of Sundance Institute You may remember the story––in 1991, in Oracle, Arizona, about an hour north of Tucson, eight people sealed themselves inside “Biosphere 2,” a …

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Environews for May 2020

Don’t it always seem to go that you don’t know what you’ve got ’til it’s gone —Joni Mitchell (Big Yellow Taxi)   Earthquake preparedness Now is a good time to update your fami …

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Welcome to our second all-digital issue!

Her are some clues to the treasures you’ll find this month. I was introduced to the mandala-like ”impermanent earth art” of Day Schildkret several years ago by Ron Johnson, one of …

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Sweet Streets

What you get when you design and construct safe alternatives to driving cars. Cities along the Wasatch Front are growing and evolving. People are moving to the area as they discove …

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Community Cats

Stories of caring for the feral felines among us. Editor’s note: In cartoons and children’s literature, it’s usually the stray cats and dogs that seem to have the most fun—the char …

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A conversation with Money

And now a word from your bookkeeper. I had my first breakdown on Wed­nesday afternoon, March 25. I was sitting at my desk and this overwhelming sadness hit me as I read a simple em …

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