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 13 Most Remote Islands In The World

May 31, 2018

From the beautiful to the downright bleak, these are the most remote places on earth. Inspired by the Pocket Atlas of Remote Islands by Judith Schalansky. 1. Bear Island/Bjørnøya (Norway) / Creative Commons / Creative Commons / Creative Commons   The southernmost island in the Svalbard archipelago, Bear Island is so bleak its highest peak is called Miseryfjellet. It spans 178 sq km but has…