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This early tornado warning system works well for rural residents, drivers and those who depend on electrical warning systems. Includes information on how to tune into radio sounds that warn of lightning and tornadoes. https://www.motherearthnews.com/nature-and-environment/early-tornado-warning-system-zmaz00aszgoe https://www.motherearthnews.com/nature-and-environment/early-tornado-warning-system-zmaz00aszgoe

Preparedness

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Forestry and Woodlots

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25 easily identified plants common to the United States are described and illustrated with notations for their common usage. Each plant described in this book comes with one recipe for food as well as detailed instructions for at least one alternative use. Additional instructions for the preparation of standard medicinal items like tinctures, creams, and infusions are included, as well as botanical guides to help identify other plants. Special emphasis has been added for North American trees.
The Prepper's Guide to Foraging is not a plant identification guide in the traditional sense. It is instead a guide to using plants to supplement other means of food production and subsistence living. Author David Nash believes that there is not enough land available to support a large-scale return to the hunter-gatherer lifestyle in the event of a large-scale disaster, but that botanical knowledge does provide an edge to the well prepared.

Sustainable Living Resources

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There is little doubt that commercial fishing under the current methods in place, is not sustainable in any sense of the word.  At the end of the day, something must be done before it is too late.
Smithsonian Earth has released a film series, Guardians of the Wild, that follows the continuous efforts of researchers in Zambia to save countless wildlife species.  https://www.motherearthnews.com/nature-and-environment/wildlife/guardians-of-wild-series-zb0z1804zmos
Many animals cannot survive the stress and trauma of being trapped and then moved to an unfamiliar location.

Wildlife

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Prepare yourself for unexpected weather when you set off to go camping.
Ideas on how you can connect your family to nature through the seasons.

Outdoor Recreation

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Study seaweed and understand the growth and harvest of these algae within shoreline communities, and the dangers faced due to natural and man-made forces.
This time of year is when we head to the woods in search of the mighty morel. This elusive fungus can be persnickety, but, with a little patience and know-how, they can be successfully hunted and grown.

Nature

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Research shows that potent neonicotinoid pesticides, used on many crops in the United States, pose serious threats to bees and potentially to humans. See why it's time to ban these dangerous pesticides. From MOTHER EARTH NEWS magazine.

Environmental Policy

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Healthy, homemade dog treats give you the power of knowing exactly what went into the recipes, eliminating any guesswork about whether or not they're good for your pooch. Check out these recipes for Spelt and Sunflower Treats, Oatmeal Dog Cookies and Dog Meal Replacement Bars from MOTHER EARTH NEWS.
The meteorological science behind the sound of thunder is complex, but the basics are easy to understand.
Discover the ten principles that promote restoration and stewardship of disaster torn local environments.

Nature - General

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Learn about the Northern Raccoon and how to protect your crops, livestock, and pets from this small, but clever, predator.
Interactive Endangered Species Map
Sugar water for hummingbirds is often dyed red. Here’s one way to avoid using food coloring, while still monitoring the levels of sugar water from afar.

Nature - Wildlife

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Nature - Climate Change

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Campsite etiquette may sound a tad oxymoronic. Do you really need to mind your manners when you’re rolling around in the dirt? The short answer is yes. Campsite etiquette isn’t so much about properly identifying the fish fork and keeping your elbows off the table. It’s about being kind to the environment and considerate of your camping neighbors.
Try Low Impact Camping and Hiking
Stick to these basic bushwhacking guidelines if choosing your own path.

Nature - Outdoor Recreation

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Can you recognize Poison Ivy? Take this quiz and find out!
Learn about foraging for wild edible plants including wild berries. Wild berries consist of identifiable favorites like blackberries, raspberries, blueberries, strawberries, cranberries and less familiar varieties such as elderberries, chokecherries, bunchberries, wintergreen and snowberries.

Nature - Wild Plants

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Buying smarter and taxing the full cost of products on corporations would go a long way toward reducing waste.
What is the spirit? What energizes us?
Discover the ten principles that promote restoration and stewardship of disaster-torn local environments.

Nature - Other

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