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Putting the Lie to “Planet of the Humans” 
The new Michael Moore film, purported to expose green energy’s dirty secrets, is a deeply flawed and mistakenly presumptive work, by many accounts. Ars Technica is one source that did an insightful job of tearing into the film’s crippling fallacies: https://arstechnica.com/science/2020/04/michael-moores-green-energy-takedown-worse-than-netflixs-goop-series/

The Ocean Deep – Buried in Microplastics 
While the gigantic swathes of floating plastics aggregating in the oceans’ gyres as garbage patches are a more visible indicator of the problem, the vast majority of plastics entering the ocean end up on their way to the bottom. Only now are scientists starting to get a handle on the stunning scale of the predicament, as Ars Technica explains: https://arstechnica.com/science/2020/04/were-making-garbage-patches-on-the-ocean-floor-too/

Living With Beaver: A Landowner Portrait 
Near Scappoose the Powers family has embraced land management practices which encourage the local beaver. Their encouraging experience is the subject of this short video, on Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/96040603?fbclid=IwAR1HmDzEBsOf6HLjU5wytHFeWxWw5YUoNvZxmCCnEn_NfG_tEm58IJzg3qk