(Thanks to Anna Fay for contributing to the writing of this piece)
OSU proposal to "Repurpose" the Elliott Forest is effectively a plan to cut and gut what is the largest remaining continuous Coastal Old Growth. This is NOT what the Land Board was intending when they stopped the sale of the Forest following massive opposition in the State. I call on candidate-elect for Secretary of State, Shemia Fagan to reject the proposed OSU Elliott Research Forest plan, immediately halt its movement forward and begin to work with environmental groups and the public to craft a plan that centers on biodiversity, habitat, conservation and the climate--and not industrial forestry..
This blog is about the Rights of Nature, our Relationship with the Commons. Let's stop using the language of war. Replace those words by gardening verbs. They will better reflect how we care for the world surrounding us.Read more
One of the reasons I am running for Secretary or State is to highlight key issues that are not being picked-up by mainstream, corporate media. Yet with the impending chaos of Climate Change, these issues are critically important for our survival and that of most existing species on earth.
In the following video Will Falk, author and lawyer, explains why the judicial system and the many agencies that are supposed to "protect" us, actually protect corporations against the anger of We The People.Read more