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About Bruce

Work for sustainable development of small islands and the Chesapeake Bay; ex-Peace Corps (Volunteer and staff) in LA & Caribbean; cruised Caribbean on S/Y Meander for three years; like small tropical islands, French canals, Umbria, Tasmania, and NZ. Married 52 years to the late Kincey Burdett Potter (see Kincey.org). President of the now-sunsetting Island Resources Foundation.

Most “Modern” Cruise Ship: Symphony of the Seas — Titanic Weighed 49K tons.

Scroll down 1) Symphony of the Seas Size The Royal Caribbean Symphony of the Seas has a construction date of 2018 and a total size of 228,081 gross tons. The ship measures 1,188 feet (362 meters) in length and falls … Continue reading

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See the Channel Islands’ stunning ecological recovery

This link is sent to you from https://www.hcn.org You are receiving this mail because someone read a page at High Country News – Know the West and thought it might interest you. It is sent by bpotter@irf.org with the following … Continue reading

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My Exercise Techniques

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Shopping in an Age of Supply Chain Fails

Today it’s coffee at Office Depot, day before yesterday it was a dozen eggs at Walgreens. Bruce 443-454-9044

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Who knew . . . .

. . . . there were so many non-profits, insurance and real estate agents? [Just kidding — really nice and very much appreciated, and best wishes to all.] Bruce 443-454-9044

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Allergy Ciities and Increasing Pollen Loads

New information to me, from this page in the Weather.com website: <https://weather.com/health/allergy/news/2018-11-08-fall-allergy-cities-2018 > Go to the URL above to see graphics and the actual list of 50 cities = = = = = = = = = = Which City … Continue reading

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Shared from BBC:Who will pay for the damage caused by climate change?

This long BBC article begins with the example of John Mussington, in Barbuda. https://www.bbc.com/future/article/20211213-who-will-pay-for-the-damage-caused-by-climate-change?ocid=ww.social.link.email

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Happy Holidays

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Yves Renard on COP26 for the Caribbean

As interviewed and posted in Global Voices <https://globalvoices.org/2021/12/05/post-cop26-a-caribbean-view-on-climate-injustice-and-1-5-to-stay-alive/ > by Emma Lewis 20211206_CoP26_ClimateChange_YvesRenard.pdf

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The Washington Post Fewer boots, more slippers: How a shortage of shipping containers is changing what shows up on shelves

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