Monthly Archives: September 2010

Announcing the Newark, Delaware Sustainability Initiative

This post announces the launch of the Newark, Delaware Sustainability Initiative.  Living out the “Think Globally, Act Locally” motto, I’ve gotten together with some people locally to start doing things to make our community more sustainable.  We had our first … Continue reading

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Media Irresponsibility Surrounding Coverage of “Koran Burnings”

Control of information is power, and with power comes responsibility.  The mainstream media wields a huge amount of power worldwide.  This power is a matter of life and death–it can be used both to preserve life and to take it … Continue reading

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Best Practices for Sustainable Tree Planting

Tree planting is a good thing, right?  After all, trees hold the soil, provide shade, valuable food for wildlife, absorb carbon dioxide and clean the air by breaking down various pollutants.  They can provide windbreaks which can lower heating bills, … Continue reading

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Herbicide (Roundup) Use by the City of Newark, Delaware

The City of Newark, Delaware: I want to preface this post by saying that I love my city government here in Newark, Delaware.  One of the factors in my choosing to move back to this town was the way that … Continue reading

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