Spotlight on green news & views: Trump regime out to butcher Endangered Species Act; rockhounds

July 23, 2018

This is the 566th edition of the Spotlight on Green News & Views (previously known as the Green Diary Rescue). Here is the July 14 edition. Inclusion of a story in the Spotlight does not necessarily indicate my agreement with or endorsement of it. OUTSTANDING GREEN STORIES Skellig Michael, Ireland cardinal writes—Dawn Chorus: Skellig Islands (Ireland): “My wife and I spent 16 days in Ireland in June, driving all the way…


The Truth Behind The Legend Of Leprechauns Is Not What You Think

June 18, 2018

Leprechauns have always been the unofficial mascot of St. Patrick’s Day, but if you bring them up to actual Irish people, chances are that you’ll get laughed out of the pub. So we decided to do our best to trace everyone’s favorite tiny, red-bearded men back to their origins. We’ll pinpoint their journey from mythological creatures to breakfast cereal mascots. Here are all the facts we know about leprechauns. 1….