Environment

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Challenge #01861-E037: ...For the Trees

“Do you ever wonder what would happen if you just stepped into the woods?” She rolled her eyes at the dreamer, taking extra care to steer them away from even looking at it. “I used to. But then I grew up.” -- Wonderful-Prompts

The land above the leaves was the only place where it was safe to farm. The trees grew only to certain heights above the very lowest parts of the land. Every part of the free land was used for food. The people stayed in the treetops. They dared not traverse the forest floor.

It got dark in the woods. Treacherous. Go too far. Wander too deep, and you will never be seen again.

Would that this world had an ocean, the trees would be easiest explained as being exactly like that. Branches cut or trees felled were easily supplanted by other branches and other trees with barely a difference in the level of the leaves. This was a boon to some, and a curse to others. Everyone knew that the land covered by the wood was the most fertile. Everyone knew that the land covered by the wood was unclearable.

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lexlifts: pisceswitch: hipstermoriarty: hipstermoriarty: lostthebattlebutwonthewar: Great Barrier Reef authorities have just said YES...

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pisceswitch:

hipstermoriarty:

hipstermoriarty:

lostthebattlebutwonthewar:

Great Barrier Reef authorities have just said YES to coal port companies dumping dredge waste inside this World Heritage Area — all to make way a coal ship superhighway through our Reef. Reblog if this outrageous decision does not represent you. This is a massive disappointment, but we cannot give up hope. Sign up here to make our movement bigger than ever and keep up the fight to ‪#‎SaveTheReef‬http://www.SaveTheReef.org.au

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Abbott keeps an election promise. We lose a World Heritage site.

Abbott keeps an election promise. We lose a World Heritage site.

mumlymag:

Australia's Prime Minister is continuing his long tradition of not giving an Eff about what the people really want and getting more money for his buddies.

Please sign the petition. It might do some good.

I signed this. So should you.

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Another rant for another time #5: Climate change, not global warming

To everyone who says, “So much for global warming,” every time they so much as glimpse a frigging snowflake:

THE IGNORANT MEDIA COINED THE TERM ‘GLOBAL WARMING’ AND NOT THE SCIENTIFIC COMMUNITY!

Aaaah. Got that off my chest.

Scientists never actually called it “global warming” unless they were talking down to some media presenter. We all know media presenters, especially the American ones. They have the mean IQ of an concussed lemming. And I’m

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Another rant for another time #2: Vegetarians can do just as much harm as omnivores

I do like vegans and vegetarians. They have their reasons for their diet and lifestyle [Note to the right-wingers - veganism is a lifestyle choice; homosexuality is not. Learn the difference] ranging from “my body won’t let me eat meat” to “I think it’s morally wrong to eat anything that had a face”.

That’s fine.

I understand and accept you have your reasons and I am never so crass as to enforce

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