Category Archives: Environmental Communication

How Wolves Change Rivers

I love this video. Short and sweet, it’s a simple statement on the cyclical nature of, well, nature. Advertisements

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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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Animal Conservation: The power of the story

One of our guest speakers in Taos, Tara Waters Lumpkin, founder of Iziliwane (now Voices for Biodiversity) shared this TED X video, which emphasizes the impact of story-telling in communicating conservation messages: Modern Warrier: Damien Mander.

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Our Intimate Relationship with Water

 We’ve heard it all before — WATER is vital for all known forms of life, right?. So it came as no surprise for our Environmental Comm. class to hear Taos-area advocates emphasize that the health of rivers and waterways is … Continue reading

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Solar Makes Sense – Environmentally AND Financially

By: Ty Johnson It’s not just environmentalists fighting for renewable energy anymore. The financial benefits of wind and solar energy are starting to become more apparent — especially if renewable energy were to receive the same government subsidies as the … Continue reading

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A Glimpse into Renewable Taos

By Franklin Ortega This week I had the rare opportunity to sit in on a meeting of Renewable Taos in the Taos County Administration Building. This dedicated group of movers and shakers, on the verge of gaining 501(c)(3) non-profit designation, … Continue reading

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NPR on Food Shortages and Nutrition

NPR weighs in on the food situation around the world today. And not surprisingly, America has a few things to work on. Who should we emulate? Well, perhaps Denmark. If you want to understand the major issues we have with … Continue reading

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