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Year: 2020

The Ecological Cost of the Trump Border Wall

The “world’s most costly” border wall has a projected budget that extends beyond its dollar amount: the environmental and ecological costs.

If the Trump administration pursues a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, “there are species that will be completely extirpated from the United States,” said Sky Island Alliance program director Emily Burns during our recent interview.

Not to mention, the cement needed to create the border wall will require draining “hundreds of thousands of gallons of water that’s very precious down here in the southwest” from sensitive, local sources, she added.

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Calling All Contributors – April & May 2020

Calling all contributors! If you’re a writer, artist, photographer, musician, or an environmentalist interested in having your work featured in “The Burgundy Zine #15: Go Green,” you’ve come to the right place.

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MeetHook Founder and President Shed Light on How to Thrive in the Modern Music Industry

MeetHook connects the creators with the creatives, giving stars and their audiences a much-needed space to form deep, personal connections. It’s a comprehensive, user-friendly platform where musicians and other professionals can schedule and receive payments for video call sessions by the minute.

Recently, we spoke to MeetHook CEO and founder Anthony Citrinite along with MeetHook president Michael Moorin to learn more about the platform works and how users can get the most out of their sessions.

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Human Impact by Natalia Bennett

Australian artist Natalia Bennett discusses our role in climate change and calls for positive human impact through political involvement.

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The Pitfalls of Using Amiibos to Get Your Dream Villagers in New Horizons

It cost me $2.75, 120,000 bells, days of time traveling, five clay, some wood, and my emotional wellbeing to get a mustached bunny to move onto my island in “Animal Crossing: New Horizons.”

So, I’m going to reflect on what I did wrong to help you avoid the same pitfalls I fell into.

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Got Delivery? Then Get On BevMap

The coronavirus pandemic has cost the restaurant industry $25 billion in sales and 3 million jobs since March 1, says the National Restaurant Association.

As a result of social distancing, many venues have shut their doors and shifted towards delivery or curbside pickup – but there’s still the problem of getting the word out there.

That’s where BevMap comes in. BevMap is a free platform for restaurants, bars, wineries, and beverage retailers to let their customers know they can still get a taste of their favorite food while staying home.

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April is National Garden Month

Wake up and smell the roses… Then quickly retreat back into your house.

April is National Garden Month, and although most of us are quietly abiding by the international advice to stay home, you can still get your green thumbs going within the comfort of your humble abode.

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Tune-In Tuesdays #63: Balcony Talk on Breaking Free From the ‘Calendar Daze’

Not feeling his message was being heard within a band, Anthony Cafiero decided to fly solo and start a deeply personal, alt-rock project: Balcony Talk.

Earlier this month, Balcony Talk released the EP “Calendar Daze,” which was inspired by Cafiero snapping out of the trance of his daily grind and reconnecting with his love for music.

Recently, we had a very heartfelt discussion with Cafiero via email about Balcony Talk and “Calendar Daze.”

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