Carving Out A Life with Minimal Stuff

Carving Out A Life with Minimal Stuff By Audrey McCollum In a brief punchy film titled “The Story of Stuff,” United States culture is portrayed as obsessed with the extraction, production, distribution, consumption and disposal of material goods. Yet Emily…

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Transforming Waste into Energy

Transforming Waste into Energy By Audrey McCollum A herd of oxen grazes peacefully on a nearby meadow, treading between the cow pies that attest to active digestion. If only we could capture the methane gas rising from their waste, pipe…

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Facing the fear of climate change

Facing the fear of climate change By Audrey McCollum Even the loathsome leeches didn't deter us from our quest as Bob, my husband, and I penetrated Australia's Lamington National Park nearly one decade ago. A narrow trail was guiding us…

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