Category: Eco.Citizen

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Maya Lin – Unchopping a Tree On The Earth Productions .com http://OnTheEarthProductions.com Join the Global WiserEarth community at http://www.WiserEarth.org Maya Lin – Unchopping a Tree from What is Missing? Foundation on Vimeo in Dedication to the Majesty of a Tree… Trees… I THINK that I shall never see A poem lovely as a tree. A tree whose hungry mouth is prest Against the sweet earth’s flowing breast; A tree that...

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Elliot Aronson

Elliot Aronson: The Scientist and the Humanist     Elliot Aronson  … interview by Barry Daniel The Middle Way Society MWS Podcast #36: Elliot Aronson on “Cognitive Dissonance” … www.middlewaysociety.org/the-mws-podcast-36-elliot-aronson-on-cognitive-dissonance/     Elliot Aronson is one of the most influential psychologists of the 20th century and elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and is the only psychologist to have won all three of the American Psychological Associations...

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non-duality

  ..::”There is no such thing as being Non-Political. ~Fr. Richard Rohr   … Fr. Richard Rohr says: the (egoic) “dualistic mind” cannot deal with : love, death, suffering, infinity, and any honest notion of God… and that his “Asian students” seem to understand non-duality better than the Western civilization…     Nondualism, also called non-duality, “points to the idea that the universe and all its multiplicity are ultimately expressions...

One Flower

Fibonacci sequence Imagine One flower Imagine observing one Flower… …without “picking” it… Simply observing in peace… with no desire to change the flower… Relax into the Peace as the Observer… Quietly abide in the essence of this experience… Realize this peaceful “Essence” is your direct experience… Realize your True Self is this “essence”… Observe the flower… as this Essence… Observe the flower as it is… Abide as this Essence… Accept...

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Back To The Garden

  ..::” We Are Stardust… Billion Year Old Carbon… ….We Are Golden… Caught in the devil’s bargain… And we’ve got to get ourselves… …Back to the Garden… ~ Joni Mitchell… Woodstock  www.ecodelmar.org/garden ..::”We Are Infinitely Timeless Living Stardust…   … Each and every One of us is made of infinitely timeless Star-Dust…. and since energy can neither be created nor destroyed… Each and every One of us is as ancient...

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Filmmaker Penelope Jagessar Chaffer

..::” Filmmaker Penelope Jagessar Chaffer was curious about the chemicals she was exposed to while pregnant: Could they affect her unborn child? So she asked scientist Tyrone Hayes to brief her on one he studied closely: atrazine, a herbicide used on corn. (Hayes, an expert on amphibians, is a critic of atrazine, which displays a disturbing effect on frog development.) Onstage together at TEDWomen, Hayes and Chaffer tell their story…....

Eco Awareness

Eco Awareness is growing in this generation. Let’s talk now, so that it’s not too late, for the next generation: http://EcoDelMar.org Introdution We are all “Eco Citizens” now… and it’s going to take this kind of awareness to change the direction of the empires running this Earth and Oceans into ecological disaster, just for profit… leaving “we the people” out in the storm… and a toxic environment created by a...

“The Way It Is” by Bruce Hornsby

This song deals with the Civil Rights Movement in the United States. The line in the lyrics that mentions “The law passed in ’64” is the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The law was supposed to prohibit discrimination in public places, the government and employment. The lyrics in this song deal with the need to resist complacency and never resign yourself to racial injustice as the status quo. http://www.songfacts.com/detail.php?id=5494 The...

People Care

When it comes to climate change, why do we do so little… when we know so much? ~Van Jones   Watch the 52 minute documentary here: WatchDisruption.com/ “When it comes to climate change, why do we do so little when we know so much?”   Through a relentless investigation to find the answer, Disruption takes an unflinching look at the devastating consequences of our inaction.The exploration lays bare the terrifying...

Indian Warrior

A Ka’apor Indian warrior stands near a burning logging truck during a jungle expedition to search for and expel loggers from the Alto Turiacu Indian territory in the Brazilian Amazon basin.   From 2000 to 2012, the world lost roughly 500 million acres of forest. Though the Amazon spans 1.4 billion acres, it has only 200 officers to counter deforestation. This lack of response from the government has prompted indigenous tribes to...

Vermont

The Vermont Legislature becomes the first state to pass a resolution calling for a Constitutional Convention to overturn Citizen’s United and get money out of politics. SHARE if the rest of the country should take Vermont’s lead!  http://vtdigger.org/2014/05/02/vermont-first-state-call-constitutional-convention-get-money-politics/ http://www.mychamplainvalley.com/story/d/story/vermont-calls-to-take-money-out-of-politics/41938/LdQJ_fFgT0G_rGTkOgc6TA LIKE ::  US Uncut! Photo :: Michael McKennedy: http://bit.ly/1kENoZ1

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Climate :: Peace :: Summit

  Michael Dowd’s passion for a pro-science message of inspiration earned him the moniker ‘Reverend Reality’ as he speaks prophetically in secular and religious settings alike about the necessity of co-creating a just, healthy, and sustainably life-giving future for humanity and the larger body of life.    Websites: http://MichaelDowd.org  TheGreatStory.org  http://www.facebook.com/RevMichaelDowd  http://www.facebook.com/reverendreality    “Overshoot: The Ecological Basis of Revolutionary Change…  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2602943/    Many streams converging into a giant river of change...

Clear the Air

“Clear the Air: How Eskom’s coal kills” on Vimeo http://vimeo.com/99675319 And this is where you come into the story. Eskom’s application is still under consideration. Now’s our chance to speak up and demand that Eskom be held accountable for their pollution. Communities in Mpumalanga and across the country have a constitutional right to a healthy environment. Together we can ensure that those rights are protected, that human rights are put...

Marianne Williamson

Marianne Williamson offers some advice to Hillary Clinton, who is a former employee of one of the biggest law firms representing Monsanto. http://ecodelmar.org/fb/marianne-williamson Get Money Out Of Politics ~ Marianne Williamson Audio Interview Interviews:http://www.hayhouseradio.com/#!/show/living-miraculously This second article is important because it exemplifies what is called “the revolving door” policy in Washington. This particular article is about Eric Cantor,a Republican, but Democrats do it too. It’s what happens when someone who...

Thich Nhat Hanh

Peace Is Every Step ..::”Protecting the planet must be given the first priority. ~Thich Nhat Hanh It’s wonderful to realize that we are all in a family, we are all children of the Earth. We should take care of each other and we should take care of our environment, and this is possible with the practice of being together as a large family. A positive change in individual awareness will...

WOW!

BREAKING: We are winning the moral argument! The World Council of Churches, which represents 590 million Christians worldwide, has agreed to divest. Fossil fuels are now on its list of excluded, unethical investments alongside pornography, tobacco and arms. SHARE to help their divestment commitment resonate far and wide, with religious and other institutions alike! http://350.org/press-release/world-council-of-churches-endorses-fossil-fuel-divestment/

UNITY

… If you never see another video… see this one… More Than a Moving Story: A True Life Lesson… This story has an incredibly powerful message. #WhatMakesUsHUMAN Credit: HUMAN Posted by Uplift Connect Born in 1933, Francine Christophe was deported with her mother at the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in 1944. Released the following year, she continues to share her experience and memories, particularly with the younger generations. ..::”Your vision will...

A Mighty Girl

17-year-old Mighty Girl Cynthia Lam of Melbourne, Australia wants to help people living without access to clean water and electricity — and this ingenious young inventor has developed a device that can purify water and generate electricity using only the power of the sun! Cynthia is now bringing her potentially life-changing invention, which she calls H2Pro, to a global stage as one of the 2014 Google Science Fair’s 15 global...

Teaching.Kids.Eco

How to teach about climate without making your students feel hopeless.  http://www.washingtonpost.com/posteverything/wp/2014/08/20/how-to-teach-about-climate-without-making-your-students-feel-hopeless/ People’s Climate March :: International Day of Peace Many streams converging into a giant river of change People’s Climate March International Day of Peace and a globally synchronized meditation: http://on.fb.me/1tA3YjD   via Greenpeace Director Kumi Naidoo ..::” What will it take to turn climate change into a social movement? Would love to hear your thoughts of the Climate Summit in New...

LastHours.org

The film “Last Hours”… Last Hours describes a science-based climate scenario where a tipping point to runaway climate change is triggered by massive releases of frozen methane. Methane, a powerful greenhouse gas, has already started to percolate into the open seas and atmosphere from methane hydrate deposits beneath melting arctic ice, from the warming northern-hemisphere tundra, and from worldwide continental-shelf undersea methane pools. Burning fossil fuels release carbon that, principally...

Maya

  Original post 2009: http://EcoDelMar.org/maya When dolphins play… miracles come alive… water moves in ways diluted by words… fluid grace in a dance…. gliding in the present timeless moment of Now… never ending… never late… Life everlasting… no need to be on time… when Now is the only time that Is… join us to unfold Peace on Planet Blue… At the ripe old age of 13… my scuba diving instructor...

Eco.Citizen

One Planet, One Ocean, One Chance…   The unfolding global environmental catastrophe is the result of decades of over-paid inept ‘american’ politicians with only a sufficient education to understand “WALL STREET”… while living in mansions on “DENIAL” street… and ignoring 98 % of the worlds top SCIENTISTS…  https://www.facebook.com/Eco.Citizen.Network

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