That line was in reference to my love of balloons, not the opposite. So “funless sot”? If you’ve got nothing better to do than comment on Earther posts in the morning, I’d dare say that you are currently a “funless sot.” ;)
Folks keep pointing out that taro isn’t native to Hawaii, which is technically true under scientific/ecological definitions. However, the state of Hawaii does characterize taro as native because it came over with the first people of the islands and is intimately linked to their culture and creation stories.
This is a great, idea! And I agree. Fear doesn’t solve anything. However, individual actions can only go so far. What we need is policy change that’ll better regulate larger entities’ extraction and also encourage us to do a little better, like mandated composting.
That is addressed in the article.
Actually, the police force has been shrinking, too! Budget cuts. It’s covered in the Netflix documentary Flint Town.
Probably a hazardous waste incineration complex located near poor white trash that EJ doesn’t care about.
You can watch it in actual VR here!
If you read the story, you would see what makes this bird “new.”
Actually, the 1,400 Texans mentioned aren’t eligible for the TSA extension. That’s for other parts of the state.
Yup, figured folks were reading it this way. That’s why I clarified above.
For folks who keep pointing out that Puerto Ricans are U.S. citizens, I know that. That is exactly why I included this point:
I cannot speak to our sister sites. I can only speak to Earther. If you have an issue with the coverage of the other sites Kinja hosts, take it up with them.
That is exactly my point.
Earther didn’t exist before Hurricane Maria, which is why you didn’t see anything about this on “this very media platform.”
You are so right, and I fucked up. Thanks!
Yes! Thanks for pointing out. It’s now fixed.
There’s an island off the Louisiana coast called Isle de Jean Charles also facing relocation in the U.S. But Pacific Islands are also dealing with this, so no not the first—but it is the first time an Alaskan community has seen some movement.