S2E15: On Giving Tuesday, Make a Difference for the Desert

S2E15: On Giving Tuesday, Make a Difference for the Desert

As we approach the end of the year, Chris can't help but think about the challenges the deserts will face in 2024. Join us in protecting these precious landscapes. Donate today!

Summary: Chris discusses the challenges that the deserts will face in 2024, including increased utility scale development of renewable energy, the threat of lithium mining, and the continuation of border policies that waive environmental laws. Chris emphasizes the need for accurate advocacy for the deserts and challenges the misconception that the desert is a defective version of other ecosystems. He introduces the Desert Advocacy Media Network and highlights the importance of support to continue their work in providing accurate information and promoting desert protection.

Key Takeaways:

  • 2024 will bring challenges for the deserts, including increased utility scale development and the threat of lithium mining.
  • The Desert Advocacy Media Network aims to provide accurate information and challenge misconceptions about the desert.
  • Support is needed to hire sound editors, pay freelance reporters, and promote the podcast through targeted advertising.


  • "We have no lack of work to do. We just need to be able to do that work." - Chris Clarke
  • "Please consider helping us make the Desert Advocacy Media Network the place people turn to when they want to learn more about the desert and how to protect it." - Chris Clarke

How to Donate

Become a desert defender!: https://90milesfromneedles.com/donate

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