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Protecting the Sacred Land and Water of the Everglades

In Conversation: Houston R. Cypress (Yahal├ętke)

Houston R. Cypress is an environmental activist and multimedia artist from southern Florida. He is a member of the Otter Clan of the Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida and lives on the Misccosukee reservation adjacent to Everglades National Park, the southernmost reservation…
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by: Jim W. Harper – October 28, 2015

Icelandic Fishing Industry Suffers from a Split Personality

Its fisheries quota is an international model, but the country continues to engage in commercial whaling

When the banking system and real estate market in Iceland melted down in 2008, the tiny Nordic country was able to fall back on the natural resource that has sustained its people and its economy for centuries: fishing. Photo by Flickr user…
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by: Jim W. Harper – December 6, 2012


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