Nature and Conservation

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Blue sky and clouds over Henderson Creek, which runs through Rookery Bay in Marco Island
Blue sky and clouds over Henderson Creek, which runs through Rookery Bay in Marco Island

Swamp Rights Constitutional Amendment Pushed in Florida

This is serious. Signatures are being gathered in Florida to qualify a “rights of waterways” constitutional amendment for Florida. The proposed amendment is a form of “nature rights” and is being pushed by (among others) the Florida Rights of Nature Network, the slogan for which is, “Nature is not just an object. It is alive. It has as much right to live as we do.” Read More ›
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Operating oil and gas well profiled on sunset sky
Operating oil and gas well profiled on sunset sky

The IEA’s Plan to Destroy Freedom and Save the Planet

If you liked gas lines after the Colonial Pipeline was shut down by a hacking—or if the rolling blackouts last summer in California were your idea of fun—you will love what the international global warming warriors at the International Energy Agency have planned for us. Read More ›
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Blue sky and clouds over Henderson Creek, which runs through Rookery Bay in Marco Island
Blue sky and clouds over Henderson Creek, which runs through Rookery Bay in Marco Island

Florida Creeks — Yes, the Bodies of Water — Sue to Enforce ‘Nature Rights’

The “nature rights” movement is stunningly anti-human. It not only removes the concept of “rights” from the strictly human realm — us, our juridical entities and associations, etc. — but was created to thwart human enterprise. Read More ›
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Free range farm young chicken broiler
Free range farm young chicken broiler

How Much More Should We Pay for Costco’s Chickens?

New York Times columnist Nick Kristof wrote one of his periodic columns decrying industrial methods of animal husbandry. This time, he focused on chickens and the raising methods that permit Costco to sell a whole rotisserie chicken for only $4.99. Read More ›
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Aerial view of river in tropical green forest with mountains in background
Aerial view of river in tropical green forest with mountains in background

World Medical Association Wants Worldwide ‘Climate Emergency’ Declared

I have written here often about how the scientific and medical sectors are destroying their credibility by growing increasingly ideological. Here’s another example. The World Medical Association has come down with a nasty case of global-warming hysteria. Read More ›
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Aerial view of river in tropical green forest with mountains in background
Aerial view of river in tropical green forest with mountains in background

Florida County Passes ‘Rights of Nature’ Charter Amendment

I have been warning for years against the “nature rights” movement — only to be met mostly by eye-rolls and complacent chuckles of, “What will they think of next?” Read More ›