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The Weekly Landscape 3.29.20

by | Mar 29, 2020 | Uncategorized

Bygone Days, Nowadays, and Scenic Outlook for this week:

Bygone Days

Interested in writing lyrics and poetry about the desert? Here’s an enlightening discussion about longtime Grateful Dead lyricist Robert Hunter, who wrote a number of interesting lyrics about the legends and geography of the Southwest.

Presented by the ever illuminating Desert Oracle Radio Podcast:

https://podcasts.google.com/?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9yc3MuYXJ0MTkuY29tL2Rlc2VydC1vcmFjbGUtcmFkaW8&episode=M2E1ZDllODgtZDQ0YS00YTcwLTkyMDQtYWI4YjAwM2NkMmQ0&hl=en&ved=2ahUKEwiikMGtv8DoAhXMLc0KHZkTBPEQieUEegQIARAE&ep=6

Nowadays

The selfish search to explore Christopher McCandless’ last days has lead to another near-disaster. We’ll explore this topic in upcoming courses, but for now, here’s what NOT to do in the Alaskan wilderness.

https://www.adn.com/outdoors-adventure/2020/02/28/build-a-bridge-move-the-bus-into-the-wild-still-lures-the-unprepared-into-the-alaska-wilderness/

Scenic Outlook

“The bluer skies and waters might best be seen as a reminder ⁠— or a glimpse of what could be achieved. Because in the wake of the worldwide financial meltdown, experts say, climate action will likely only get harder.”

In this CHEDDAR article a discussion about the current COVID-19 Pandemic and its influence on climate change in the future are discussed – an interesting read and one that we can change through our own influential writings.

https://cheddar.com/media/coronavirus-clears-the-skies-but-threatens-to-undercut-climate-efforts?utm_source=All+Subs&utm_campaign=74a445a3e4-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2019_09_25_02_58_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_4b7ac66387-74a445a3e4-121308161

 

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