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Megan Mayhew Bergman
Southerner in VT. Author. Bird lover. Writing about climate change for . Director of the Bread Loaf Environmental Writers' Conference at Middlebury.
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Lori Lou Freshwater 🐋 13h
If you love nature around where you live, whether it be a couple of shade trees in a park or wildlife or swimming or fishing or hiking in forests, are you active in trying to preserve, protect, and grow, those things? Because it matters in the larger environmental fight.
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Megan Mayhew Bergman Feb 16
"those kids live in a world we designed." This line nails it.
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Megan Mayhew Bergman Feb 16
Replying to @svenbirkerts
I rarely disagree with you Sven, but - how dare you pin this on the (10+) Carolyn Keenes.
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Robert Macfarlane Feb 15
Word of the day: "Waldeinsamkeit" - the feeling of being alone in woods or among trees (lit. forest-solitude, German). Usually (but not always) connoting calmness, meditativeness & the solace of nature. "Ich floh in die grüne Waldeinsamkeit. Im Wald, im Wald!" (Heinrich Heine)
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Megan Mayhew Bergman Feb 15
Replying to @DUSouthernNews
thank you - grateful for the engagement here.
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DU South Feb 15
"Science has given us the foresight we need to make decisions that will reduce the future suffering of other species and ourselves, but we don’t heed it. Why?" another great read by
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Megan Mayhew Bergman Feb 15
Replying to @ericahhenry
Thank you, - you have been a great supporter/expert to lean on in this work.
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Erica Henry Feb 15
The climate change-induced real estate crisis is imminent in the south, and it's going to have a brutal impact on those who can't afford new insurance, relocation, lowered prop vals, or private sea walls. Another great piece from
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Megan Mayhew Bergman Feb 15
Replying to @GuardianJessica
Also, I love these Eiko Ojala illustrations so much. I see new things in them every time I look. (Thank you )
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Megan Mayhew Bergman Feb 15
Science has given us the foresight we need to make decisions that will reduce the future suffering of other species and ourselves, but we don’t heed it. Why?
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Florida Issues Feb 15
Florida is drowning. Condos are still being built. Can't humans see the writing on the wall? Real estate in Florida: given the forecasts, why are people still building...
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Megan Mayhew Bergman Feb 15
The moral imperative is not about salvaging expensive second homes - It's about taking responsibility for human action, helping frontline communities solve a complicated economic & cultural challenge, & helping species imperiled by our lack of foresight.
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Megan Mayhew Bergman Feb 14
excited for you! congrats!!
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Megan Mayhew Bergman Feb 14
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Megan Mayhew Bergman Feb 14
Replying to @cjgiaimo
this is a brilliant piece!
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Megan Mayhew Bergman Feb 14
Tortoises "Bibi and Poldi now live in matching condos, like divorcees who each made out well in the split."
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Megan Mayhew Bergman Feb 13
Replying to @dahlila
it's a victory! worth looking, I promise.
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Megan Mayhew Bergman Feb 13
made me cry (everything does) - small dog, I feel you
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Megan Mayhew Bergman Feb 13
Replying to @elleeenel
thank you dear!
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Chelsea Peretti Feb 12
Why does this feel so sad and romantic
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