Author Archives: rsingram

About rsingram

Environmental Specialist, Disaster Reservist, Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control, Para-Archeologist

WHAT IS CLIMATE DISRUPTION?

Global Warming – A term started in the 1980s has been researched to death of the past few decades.  Global warming has been laughed at by skeptics whenever a colder than usual year has occured.  This does not mean that … Continue reading

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Native American Weather Proverbs

Native Americans have a innate bond with the land and the environment! Indigenous peoples of North American are said to have been in the southwest (New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado) for at least 10,000 years. Historians, Archeologists and Anthropologists can argue … Continue reading

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The Navajo Nation Enacts a 2% Junk Food Tax!

In an effort to improve the health of the(ir) people, the Navajo Nation has made history by passing a tax on junk food! Beginning April 1st, no more cookies, chips or sodas without adding a 2 percent tax for people … Continue reading

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Balance – Unbalance 2015 (The Witness Tree comes to Payson)

The Balance – Unbalance 2015 Conference at the Arizona State University International School of Sustainability brought many scientists, environmentalists, earth lovers and artists together the last week of March in Tempe, Arizona to discuss the effects of climate change on … Continue reading

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Rivers in the sky!

Originally posted on Learning from Dogs:
California’s recent rain storm. The recent rain storm that has affected much of the Western seaboard of the USA; albeit primarily California.  The BBC News reported online that: Storm pounds northern California Streets were…

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My Dad and Halsey’s Typhoon

Originally posted on Transition Town Payson:
My Dad never wanted to see the movie “The Perfect Storm”.  He said he was in it! As a kid I used to hear my Dad, Robert S. Ingram Sr., talk about the storm…

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The Oceans, The Fish, The Plastic

Trying to combine Oceans, Fish and Plastic will be hard to do. I do like to fish, and I do like to fish in the Ocean!  and I do use Plastic products! (It’s hard not to!) After a recent trip … Continue reading

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Urban and Rural Food Deserts

Have you ever heard about food deserts? No I didn’t mean desserts, I meant Desert as in dry…barren, where living conditions are not favorable for either people or plants. I started working at a downtown office  little over a year … Continue reading

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Art for Arts Sake – Part II

What more can I say… My Favorite Photos of Masterpieces… I share with you!!! A Random Assortment of Greatness…

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Food Independence – Is it Needed?

With the increased popularity of Community Gardens and Farmers Markets does your Community need a Food Independence Ordinance? A friend from down the road, Ed S. sent me this link the other day from an Irish website that was actually … Continue reading

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