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Pagan News Beagle

Exploring the wilds of our amazing, interconnected world, the Pagan News Beagle sniffs out and fetches stories for our communities of Pagans, Witches, Wiccans, Heathens, Polytheists, Gaians, and Goddess-worshippers. No story is too small or too large for the Beagle: share news of your community with the Beagle via Twitter @PaganNewsBeagle.

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PaganNewsBeagle Earthy Thursday Nov 13

In today's Earthy Thursday post, we've got stories about our one-and-only biosphere: opening North Carolina forests to logging?; thirsty forests in California; crowd-funding dark snow res in Greenland;an emerging food economy; pickling for fun and sustainability;  wonderful slot canyons.

In a move that has southern environmentalists up in arms, the US Forest service has proposed opening 70% of the massive Pisgah-Nantahala National Forest in North Carolina to industrial logging.

An unexpected side effect of climate change is fast-growing conifer forests in the Sierra Nevada mountains in California. Good news? Not if you are a human (farmer or city dweller) competing for water with the increasingly thirsty trees.

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PaganNewsBeagle Watery Wednesday Nov 12

In today's Watery Wednesday community news, we've got news that focuses on our many intertwining communities: an upcoming divination conference; The Wild Hunt's editor Heather Greene; Paganicon announces its headliner for 2015; a Witches' memorial; and a magickal woodland handfasting. Enjoy your day!

An upcoming conference in New York promises to explore the mysteries of divination. Check out all the details.

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PaganNewsBeagle Fiery Tuesday Nov 11

It's Fiery Tuesday at the PaganNewsBeagle, and today we have stories that reflect on the recent elections; the gap between knowledge and opinion; recent court cases involving religious rights; and a new reaction to climate change news.

Overlooked in the recent Republican gains in last week's election is two opposing issues that won big: voters supported raises in the minimum wage and the legalization of marijuana.

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PaganNewsBeagle Airy Monday Nov 10

Today's PaganNewsBeagle features stories so airy they may just float off your screen into the Aether: fluffy, feathery dinosaurs; telepathy in a lab?; best sky events for November; arctic outbreak weather; how well do you understand clouds?

Where did birds get feathers from? Turns out, dinosaurs had lots of fluffy feathers millennia before their bird descendents learned to fly.

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PaganNewsBeagle Faithful Friday Nov 7

Today is Faithful Friday and our Pagan News Beagle focuses on English winter festivals, faith perspectives on physician-assisted suicide, and the many paths of Afro-diaspora faiths in Haiti and south Florida.

Halloween is over, but that's just the first of many Winter-season folk festivals in England. The BBC shares a panoply of fiery festivals like the “Allendale Baal Fire” in this colorful photo essay.

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PaganNewsBeagle Earthy Thursday Nov 6

In today's Earthy Thursday, we've got stories all about our wonderful planet. Sustainable turkey; good news for bats; robotic penguins; maple-syrup mushrooms; a brand new frog pops up in a surprising place.

If you celebrate Thanksgiving with a turkey dinner (all due respect to vegans who forgo this option) this article describes the excellent reasons to choose a pasture-raised bird.

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PaganNewsBeagle Watery Wednesday Community News Nov 5

In today's Watery Wednesday post, we concentrate on news about our Pagan communities and their allies. Big changes at the Wild Hunt; Pagan scholarship prizes; crowdfunding a Pagan funeral; SilverRavenwolf vs. Facebook; and animal sacrifice in Paganism, pro- and -con.

Big news on the Pagan Media front: The Wild Hunt founder and frontman Jason Pitzl-Waters steps down and leaves the keys to TWH media kingdom with new editor Heather Greene.

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  • Anne Newkirk Niven
    Anne Newkirk Niven says #
    Thanks for the note, I stand corrected.
  • Terence P Ward
    Terence P Ward says #
    Heather Greene has been the managing editor of The Wild Hunt for a year now, taking the operational reins when Jason Pitzl-Waters

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