Monthly Archives: July 2016

When languages die, ecosystems often die with them | Public Radio International

Living on Earth July 15, 2014 · 12:45 PM EDT Writer Max J. Rosenthal Photo: An Aboriginal performer in Sydney, Australia. Aboriginal languages in Australia are among the fastest-disappearing tongues in the world. Credit: David Gray/Reuters You probably know that … Continue reading

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A Gathering of Giants – bioGraphic

Story and Photographs by Tony Wu It was late afternoon and the sun was low in the sky. I’d spent the entire day, and many days prior, scanning the horizon for signs of life. My small boat bobbed up and down in … Continue reading

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We need a litany, a rosary, a sutra, a mantra — Live & Learn

After a run of darkness (Orlando, Baton Rouge, Dallas, Minnesota, Nice), Rebecca Solnit writes an essay for The Guardian titled “Hope is an Embrace of the Unknown” on living in dark times. I’ve shared a few excerpts below. After a … Continue reading

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“The Summer Day” – Mary Oliver

Originally posted on Image As Voice:
The Summer Day Who made the world? Who made the swan, and the black bear? Who made the grasshopper? This grasshopper, I mean- the one who has flung herself out of the grass, the…

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Gloam·ing (n) twilight; dusk. Just One More Listen

Originally posted on Live & Learn: Shelley Rainey: A beautifully relaxing album. Lie back, close your eyes and let the music wash over you. Ian Cripps: Sometimes music stops you in your tracks, sometimes you have to listen, sometimes nothing…

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