24 Jun '11, 11pm

nothing trendy about conservation #srfrdr @surfrider

nothing trendy about conservation #srfrdr @surfrider

Nothing trendy about conservation June 24 2011 | Coastal development , Kids , Joy , Culture Shifting , The older we get the more clearly we see how few things are truly new or innovative. Eventually we understand that virtually everything we experience is a derivative of something that came before it. This obvious truth hit me the other day when I was in a used book store and picked up the great little guide to the left. Being honest it had me with the cover alone. I dig these old period pieces with simple graphics and straightforward layout. I paid 25 cents for it. I figured I'd share it with my kids this summer as we experience the east and west coasts. It's great for identifying shells, crabs and other animals, etc. One one hand nothing has changed with our coasts. It's not like we have "new" animals populating our coasts than we did in the 1950s. Ok, we have invasive s...

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grist.org 25 Jun '11, 12am

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nature.org 24 Jun '11, 9pm

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conservation.org 25 Jun '11, 1am

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