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Book: Eager

In Eager, environmental journalist Ben Goldfarb reveals that our modern idea of what a healthy landscape looks like and how it functions is wrong, distorted by the fur trade that once trapped out millions of beavers from North America’s lakes and rivers. The consequences of losing beavers were profound: streams eroded, wetlands dried up, and species from salmon to swans lost vital habitat. Today, a growing coalition of “Beaver Believers”―including scientists, ranchers, and passionate citizens―recognizes that ecosystems with beavers are far healthier, for humans and non-humans alike, than those without them. From the Nevada deserts to the Scottish highlands, Believers are now hard at work restoring these industrious rodents to their former haunts. [more inside]
posted by Homo neanderthalensis on Apr 6, 2019 - 1 comment

Movie: Day of the Animals

Animals attack. Seventies style! [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on May 30, 2018 - 0 comments

Movie: Unlocking the Cage

Between 2013 and 2015 a group of nonprofit attorneys, led by Steven Wise, seek nonhuman clients for whom they can advocate in two US territories through the common law writ of habeas corpus, with the long term objective of establishing legal person-hood for apes, elephants and cetaceans in the US. [more inside]
posted by Stanczyk on Feb 26, 2017 - 1 comment

Podcast: Welcome to Night Vale: 95 - Zookeeper

Zookeeper Joanna Rey brings some animals to the studio. Plus, an update on Old Woman Josie, dragons in town, and a look at traffic. The voice of Joanna Rey is Felicia Day. [more inside]
posted by DevilsAdvocate on Oct 2, 2016 - 4 comments

Movie: Robin Hood

Because of this FPP and because it's on Netflix SPOILER HE ROBS FROM THE RICH TO GIVE TO THE POOR
posted by Greg Nog on Sep 21, 2014 - 32 comments

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