Thinking of Endor

Not to be a downer, but one of the most beautiful places on the planet is burning. Any kid who’s seen Star Wars could recognize this as the forest moon of Endor; many adults will know a redwood forest when they see one. But whatever you call it, this wooded retreat is magic. In fact,…

What I was going to say…

Nothing is about all I can muster at the moment. The Australian wildfires are simultaneously the one thing on my mind and the one thing I’m refusing to think about. I was working on a list of resources for composting in New York but I am experiencing a bit of a collapse at the moment….

Islands That Will Be Swallowed by Rising Seas Before the End of the Century

Across the Globe: 1. ¬†Maldives (could be uninhabitable by 2030) 2. Palau (much of the island is on higher ground but this area is currently largely uninhabitable due to its rocky and inhospitable terrain) 3. Solomon Islands* 4. Micronesia* 5. Fiji** 6. Tuvalu 7. Seychelles (could be uninhabitable by 2030) 8. Kiribati (expected to be…