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Willie Nelson’s stand

Willie Nelson’s recent video¬†version of America the Beautiful sends a powerful message. Watch it all the way through. (It takes a dramatic turn¬†at around 27.) Glad to see the aging country music outlaw taking a stand for environmental conservation in … Continue reading

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A Tireless Voice for Biodiversity

Environmental anthropologist and journalist Tara Waters Lumpkin spoke with SMU Environmental Comm. students in Taos this week, encouraging them to become eco-reporters for her multimedia e-zine, Voices for Biodiversity (V4B). Dr. Lumpkin is founder and president of this global online … Continue reading

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Photos from the front lines

From Nina Flournoy… One of our favorite speakers on the trip was Kurt Fromherz, the media specialist for Plaquemines Parish President, Billy Nungesser, an outspoken critic of the way the government and BP has handled the spill from the start. … Continue reading

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