By Tom McDonald
Let’s face it, we’ve really messed up the place.
Sure, we take out the trash, but we really don’t get rid of it. We just hide it, and then pretend it’s really gone.
But not everybody’s pretending. Some people actually pay attention to their mark upon the environment and work to leave a lighter footprint on the world in which they live.
Some even build communities around such efforts. There’s one a few miles northwest of Taos — where the “earthships” are.