In late spring Public Herald contributing artists set out at dusk with cameras in hand to document fracking in Pennsylvania's Tiadaghton State Forest, where activity has recently increased after Governor Tom Corbett opened up new development on public lands.
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VIDEO: THE FARM Their idealism gave rise to the local and organic food movement. Some stayed, most left. It’s been forty years since busloads of hippies caravanned to Tennessee to go “back to the land,” and create a commune — The Farm. The seeds they planted helped give rise to today’s organics movement.
I’m fascinated by the notion of “possessions”. Not like the Demonic kind, but the kind that you keep. I’ll buy a chair at an antique store because I don’t like the chairs at IKEA. I have to have the right chair because it’s mine after I buy it, and if I like it then it’s something close to me. “Mine” is what you call yourself to others. After a few years I’ll have a room full of things that are me.
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service found that thewhitebark pine tree should be listed as threatened or endangered under the federal Endangered Species Act. Specifically, the Service concluded that the threats whitebark faces, including climate change, are of such a high magnitude and are so pressing that whitebark pine is in danger of extinction.