Safe Nest

Logo Safe Nest – safenest.org – is the largest and most comprehensive charity in Nevada devoted solely to domestic violence issues. Serving Clark County since 1977. Key Linkssafenest.orgClothing donationsDonateExecutive [email protected] BackgroundSafe Nest’s programs are concentrated in four areas of service: advocacy, counseling, prevention, and shelter. Our shelter homes are maintained in undisclosed locations for the …

Gardens Links

Photo: Sweet Tomato Test Garden (Some rights reserved) Links to gardens and gardening presented in a somewhat random fashion: Paul Bangayhttps://www.paulbangay.comhttps://www.facebook.com/PaulBangayGardenDesignPaul Bangay’s Garden Rudimental: The woodland Self Watering Containers / Plantershttps://commonsensehome.com/self-watering-plantershttps://growagoodlife.com/constructing-18-gal-self-watering-containers-swchttps://www.urbanorganicgardener.com/2010/06/how-to-make-self-watering-container Videos How radical gardeners took back New York City Hattie Carthan Community Garden and Farmer’s Market: https://www.hattiecarthancommunitymar… Liz Christy Garden: http://lizchristygarden.us/ Karen Washington’s work: …

Plants Links

Photo: Sloan Canyon (Some rights reserved) Links related to plants presented in somewhat random fashion: Also see: gardens, agriculture, international year of plant health Headlines‘Not just weeds’: how rebel botanists are using graffiti to name forgotten flora – Guardian ElsewhereAmerican Horticultural Society – Gardening Maps – @ahs_gardening Forumspalmtalk.org StudiesFloral reorientation: the restoration of pollination accuracy …

Mezcal Links

Photo: Ron Mader, Agaves in Oaxaca (Some rights reserved) What would aficionados and producers like others know about mezcal? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesHow to drink mezcal sustainably – QuartzIf You Sell ‘Oaxaca in a Bottle,’ What Happens to Oaxaca? – The New York TimesLe apuestan al Istmo para producir mezcal …

Latin America Links

Photo: Veronica Lazo Mendoza, Tlacolula (used with permission) What would locals like others to know about Latin America? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesWhat I Know About Gabriel Boric – @amerquarterlyThe race for green cash for Latin AmericaA look at the Latin American informal economy Summit of the AmericasThe United States will …

North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)

NATO Flag North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) NATO’s purpose is to guarantee the freedom and security of its members through political and military means. The 30-member alliance, was formed in 1949 to counter the then Soviet Union. Political – NATO promotes democratic values and enables members to consult and cooperate on defence and security-related issues …

REDD Monitor

Logo REDD Monitor – redd-monitor.org – explores the contradictions and controversy behind the harebrained scheme to allow continued greenhouse gas emissions from burning fossil fuels by offsetting these emissions against “avoided deforestation” in the Global South. Key [email protected] HeadlinesBusiness as usual at WWF Germany: Conflict of interest allegations; Executive Director resigns; Whistleblower threatened with dismissal; …

World Heritage Committee

Logo The World Heritage Committee (WHC) – whc.unesco.org/en/committee – meets physically annually, and consists of representatives from 21 of the States Parties to the Convention elected by their General Assembly. The Committee is responsible for the implementation of the World Heritage Convention, defines the use of the World Heritage Fund, and allocates financial assistance upon …