Weekly e-Newsletter 2/1/2022

Art of the Week

Woman Meditating
Art by Ras Elijah Tafari, a Black American visual and musical artist based out of New Mexico. The following is a poem written by the feeling it inspired in him

Formed in the well of worry, in the tears of what would come. She sits alone waiting for her son to rise, feeling the first rays after the long night.

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Sustainability Food for Thought

This is an excellent article by Sushobhan Mahanty exploring exploring the dietary connection to the climate crisis with powerful facts like this from an Oxford University study, “people who eat meat are responsible for almost twice as many dietary greenhouse-gas emissions per day as vegetarians and about 2.5 times as many emissions as vegans.

Weekly e-Newsletter

February 1, 2022
Editors: Rae'Jean Alford & Terry Gips

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We are excited to be able to share our new newsletter format with our community. While some categories will still appear each week, others will alternate each week. It is our hope that it will provide a better reading experience, as well as allow more time for interaction and feedback.
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Take Action

Last week, the US House Natural Resources Committee passed the bipartisan Recovering America’s Wildlife Act. The bill would provide much needed funding to every state and territory to help protect 12,000 species that are currently at risk. Iconic species such as the rare whooping crane, monarch butterfly and the wood bison would benefit greatly from the bill. Moreover, the Act could create more than 30,000 new conservation-related jobs. 
To learn more about the act, check out this insightful report by PBS.  

Urge your Senators and Representatives to pass the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act

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