Sunday, March 01, 2009

Can the environment survive this recession?

A recent Pew research study shows the environment is the biggest loser among top national priorities. It's slipped 15 points compared to a 21 point bump in increasing jobs. "Improving the moral situation" also gained...

Pound360 isn't sure what we're more surprised about. How much of a drop the environment took (it's down to number 17 from 11) or how low it was ranked to start with.

Look, we like money (a strong economy, jobs, Social Security checks) as much as the next blogger, but without clean, abundant natural resources, what are we left with?

(Image from glacier national park by
Stuck in Customs via Flickr)

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I started pound360 to channel my obsession with vitamins, running and the five senses. Eventually, I got bored focusing on all that stuff, so I came back from a one month hiatus in May of 2007 (one year after launching Pound360) and broadened my mumblings here to include all science.