Rian: “JJ, help me out a sec, would ya?” JJ: “Yeah?” Rian: “We’ve all got writer’s block; we don’t know which direction Episode VIII should take.” JJ: “That’s rough, buddy. But ya know what helped me out?” *slides Rian a copy of Pride & Prejudice (2005)* JJ: “It’s all in there.” *moon walks outta office* Rian (after watching P&P): “What a fucking genius…Huh? What’s this taped to the back of the case?” *Reads: “Make sure you get that scene…you know, the one in the rain…in a lush green environment…next to a dome-shaped stone building…after she just found out some more horrible shit he’s done. Don’t worry, I covered the hand flex in TFA. - JJ”* Rian: “I gotchu.”
The bumblebee was officially added to the endangered species list.
Go plant an organic flower native to wherever you are
Leave your “weeds” alone they probably aren’t hurting anything
Stop using/buying Roundup and all other insecticides, herbicides, pesticides.
If you have a bee problem (which almost never happens) call a local beekeeper! They will remove them safely free of charge
Bumblebees usually nest underground and just wanna be left alone! They won’t hurt you. To prevent destroying their habit during hibernation, avoid mowing yards until April or May. If you do mow, raise the blades to the highest setting
Please save my fat clumsy fuzzy friends I love them and they’re very good pollinators.
According to a June 2016 study,
if the U.S. health care industry were a nation, it would rank 13th in
greenhouse gas emissions.
While a previous study found the health care
industry caused 8% of the country’s carbon emissions, the new study
found these emissions caused 12% of acid rain, 10% of smog formation and
9% of respiratory disease from particulate matter in 2013.
Moreover, hospitals are among the top 10 in their communities for water use
and the single largest users of chemical agents. The volume of hospital
waste is staggering — more than 2.3 million tons per year.
By taking steps to limit these environmental impacts, the health care
industry can promote the long-term health of our communities,
particularly the most vulnerable populations. Read more
Theresa May has announced that, if she remains Prime Minister after June 8th, her government will aim to overturn the ban on hunting foxes with hounds which was introduced in 2004.
Personally, I have a big problem with this.
It’s not that it’s a staggeringly cruel blood sport in which animals are encouraged to rip one another to pieces.
It’s not that it’s an environmental nightmare, where large hunts and shoots - replete with culvert-wrecking SUVs - can wreak havoc with local ecosystems in the name of bogus ‘conservation’.
It’s not that it’s a net-drain on local economies, generating only a handful of part-time jobs which often pay only ‘tips’ from landowners rather than actual lasting contracted jobs - with hunt-goers preferring posh champagne picnics over local produce.
It’s not even that it’s an antiquated social ritual with its roots in the imagined feudal past, which evolved as an elaborate ruling-class masquerade to display exclusive land rights over those of their tenants to other wealthy landholders.
It’s that I positively, deeply, truly, can’t abide knowing that at any given moment, somewhere in the leafy dells of the Costwolds or on the weathered moors of the Peak District, an inbred plutocrat is having fun.
“To speak of ‘limits to growth’ under a capitalistic market economy is as meaningless as to speak of limits of warfare under a warrior society. The moral pieties, that are voiced today by many well-meaning environmentalists, are as naive as the moral pieties of multinationals are manipulative. Capitalism can no more be ‘persuaded’ to limit growth than a human being can be ‘persuaded’ to stop breathing. Attempts to ‘green’ capitalism, to make it ‘ecological’, are doomed by the very nature of the system as a system of endless growth.” - Murray Bookchin