Another Earthquake in Port-au-Prince, Haiti?
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Tweet By Dady Chery Haiti Chery Haiti’s densely populated greater Port-au-Prince area is seismically more active than previously thought, and there will be another earthquake there. It is impossible to predict when this will happen. A study by a team of … Continue reading

Haiti’s Ecological Tale of the Love Between a Girl and a Fish
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Tweet Tezen Nan Dlo By Dady Chery Haiti Chery About the story. Tezen Nan Dlo is one of Haiti’s most popular folk tales. The Kreyòl “te” indicates the past tense, and “zen” means “hook.” At its heart are the enticements of the natural … Continue reading

Thoughts on Nature and the Descent of Man
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Tweet By Dady Chery Haiti Chery When rumors of sightings of the ivory-billed woodpecker surfaced around spring 2006, the Nature Conservancy decided to girdle to death about three trees per acre near the bird’s potential habitat in an Arkansas swamp. … Continue reading

Principal Exportação do Haiti: Novos Escravos do Brasil
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Tweet Por Dady Chery Haiti Chery Traduzido por Murilo Leme É legado do colonialismo seus sistemas econômicos predatórios durarem mais do que as declarações de independência de suas vítimas. E assim hoje, paradoxalmente, a escravidão continua sendo a principal exportação … Continue reading

Haiti’s Open Vein at Caracol Industrial Park
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Tweet By Dady Chery Haiti Chery Haitians, who previously sold their kin as outright slaves and sugar-cane cutters, continue to sell them into sweatshops and other horrific work environments at home and abroad. Consider the case of Caracol Industrial Park, … Continue reading

Antarctica’s Accelerating Melt: Massive Sea Level Rise in Decades
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By Dady Chery, Haiti Chery | News Junkie Post. “With regard to climate change, again and again, exponential processes have been treated as if they would develop linearly, despite scientists knowing quite well that they would not…. The sea-level rise of 10 to 16 feet will come in decades, rather than 200 years. It will submerge essentially every port city in the world….”

Bees’ Disappearing Act
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By Dady Chery, Haiti Chery | News Junkie Post. Scientists are calling a rapid decline of the bees “colony collapse disorder”, or CCD; however, a more appropriate name would be CCC, for colony collapse catastrophe because this entails the disappearance of a hive’s 30,000 or so individuals within days and without any trace of their bodies.

The Pulse of Climate Change
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By Dady Chery, Haiti Chery | News Junkie Post. The Haitian impression of being in the center of a world vortex could not be truer when it comes to climate change. As a result of carbon (mostly carbon dioxide and methane) emissions due burning of fossil fuels by industrialized countries, global sea levels have risen one inch over the last decade alone.

Biodiversity and Sustainability Closely Linked to Language and Culture
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By Dady Chery, Haiti Chery | News Junkie Post. As linguistic and culturally diversity disappear, so too does biological diversity. This is because the world’s indigenous cultures know best how to create the conditions to maintain species and keep ecosystems functioning in areas where humans also live.

Salvadorans Incubate Hope for Sea TurtlesSalvadoreños incuban esperanza para tortugas marinas


By Edgardo Ayala, Tierramerica via IPS. El Salvador’s Jiquilisco Bay, a tiny hidden corner of the Pacific Ocean and home to the country’s longest stretch of mangrove forests, is becoming a haven for endangered sea turtles. Local authorities, national and foreign environmental groups, and fisher folk from the region maintain incubators for turtle eggs and promote mechanisms for community involvement in their care. (English | Spanish)

A Poem By D. H. Lawrence: Snake


By D. H. Lawrence | Introduction by Dady Chery, Haiti Chery | David Herbert Richards Lawrence (born September 11, 1885) is best known for his novels and the persecution he endured for them, but he also wrote some 800 equally subversive poems. His 1923 collection “Birds, Beasts and Flowers” is a contemplation of the natural world and man’s relation to it. “Snake” is a favorite.

Who Will Speak For Jeju Coral?


By Staff, Save Jeju Now | YouTube. A South Korean naval-base project for U.S. “missile defense” warships on Jeju Island is threatening to destroy one of Earth’s last great soft coral reefs, numerous endangered species, and centuries-old sustainable communities. The leadership of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) World Conservation Congress (WCC) taking place near Jeju has refused to criticize the naval base or grant the villagers access to an information display booth. In addition, WCC speaker Imok Cha, who supports the conservation of Jeju, was denied entry into Korea. (Videos)

Pearse Resurgence: Mythical River to the Underworld


By Staff, NIWA, New Zealand | Richard Harris and National Geographic, Vimeo. A diving expedition into New Zealand’s Pease Resurgence — one of the world’s deepest underwater caves, near the city of Nelson — discovered three new-to-science species: a worm, a small snail, a transparent amphipod. The depth explored so far is 194 meters (636 feet), at 6.5 degrees Celsius (44 degrees Farenheit).

Amazon Rainforest Gets Half Its Nutrients From Tiny Spot in SaharaSaúde da floresta amazônica


By Alexis Madrigal, The Atlantic | Staff, Amazonia News. About 40 million tons of dust are transported annually from the Sahara to the Amazon basin. This represents half of the annual mineral supply that fertilizes the Amazon basin. Thus the health and productivity of the Amazon rainforest depends on a supply of dust from Africa. (English | Portuguese)