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“Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador” Status for Sustainable Rim Country.

Sustainable Rim Country has joined the Weather Ready Nation club. We have written about the need to adapt, pay attention to changing climate, politic for action, and make your community as resilient as possible to better survive weather related disasters. … Continue reading

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Before the Flood

Leo DiCaprio has put out a 100 minute video of the state of the climate. In cooperation with the National Geographic Society this video hits on many of the problems associated with Climate Change.  While many of us know that … Continue reading

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NOAA – August 2016 Significant Events Map

In our continued effort to keep you posted on climate change, we are sharing with you the recently prepared “Significant Events Map” that NOAA has posted on their website. This map will reflect the ongoing weather events for August 2016!

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Antarctica at Risk!

The 400 parts per million threshold has been reached at the South Pole! According to NOAA, the threshold of irreversible climate disruption has been reached at the South Pole.  This has not occurred in 4 million years and is an … Continue reading

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The Witness Tree comes to Payson

The Balance – Unbalance 2015 Conference at the Arizona State University International School of Sustainability brought many scientists, environmentalists, earth lovers and artists together the last week of March in Tempe, Arizona to discuss the effects of climate change on … Continue reading

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Life without water

A guest post from Paul Handover of the blog Learning from Dogs “Thousands have lived without love, not one without water.” That sub-heading is a quotation from W. H. Auden and while directed at man it applies to all animal life … Continue reading

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The Mission – Sustainable Rim Country Starts a New Era

The Mission Our mission is to encourage commitment from individuals, businesses, educational institutions, religious and civic organizations to implement and encourage environmentally sustainable activities that are dedicated to sustaining the natural resources of the Rim Country in order to conserve … Continue reading

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Sustainable Rim Country Achieves 501 (c) 3 Status

Sustainable Rim Country has joined the other wonderful charitable institutions in our Town.  Our focus will be to encourage, enhance, promote all things environmental and sustainable in our community We are a fledgling group with many growing pains to yet … Continue reading

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