October 2017 Archives

NapaVision 2050 on fires

From our friends at NapaVision 2050 Recovery The Napa Valley is our home, not a destination. And while we don’t think anyone is trying to pretend the fires that ravaged Napa County didn’t happen, we can’t just let the last ember burn…

 

Disaster a chance to re-examine priorities

Residents weigh in, from our local Sonoma County blog, waccobb.net Our supervisors sold us down the river a while back to these corporate special interests. The business model base for the wine/tourism industry is totally rigged to the upper classes….

 

New York Times: Do Rivers Have Rights?

With no planet B and life dependent on our resources, this is a great question. Do we allow corporations that mine and pollute our resources rights over the health and fate of our planet for profits if they do not…

 

Fire Poem

Fire Poem A piece of paper Drifted down From the sky Amidst the ash and dirt. The paper was part of a dictionary. It landed by the sanctuary door. The words defined were Tempest And Temple And so it was,…

 

Sonoma, Napa, Lake County & Mendocino burns

We are all busy helping our neighbors, families and animals cope with the devastation we are going through right now. Air water tankers have been trapped at airports due to low visibility off and on and everyone here knows more…

 

Monsanto Banned From European Parliament

MEPs withdraw parliamentary access after the firm shunned a hearing into allegations that it unduly influenced studies into the safety of glyphosate used in its RoundUp weedkiller By Arthur Neslen for the Guardian, 9/28/17 https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/sep/28/monsanto-banned-from-european-parliament?CMP=share_btn_link We’ve published previous articles about…