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Use Poetic Religious Language to Connect with and Save Wildlife

Geroge Monbiot says use words like nature, wildlife, life, beauty, awe of nature, “the silence when we watch wild animals”,living planet, natural world, places of natural wonder, and ecocide instead of colorless economic terms.  This is because certain words trigger responses. Here is his article:

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Protect Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalente National Monuments

You can comment  at    Also, here is  info from High Country News.  Here is  sample letter from Beverly Kurtz: “President Trump and Secretary Zinke, I have spent most of my adult life recreating in Utah. I am a hiker and river runner and I believe that the areas protected by Bears Ears and […]

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Bill to Sell Off Public Lands Is Stopped for Now

After protests by environmentalists, politicians, hunters, and recreationists,  the bad bill by Chaffetz to sell off 3.3 million acres of public lands was withdrawn.  But the Republican Congress already made it easier to sell off lands by pretending they are worthless by forbidding the Congressional Budget Office from considering  the income from the public lands. […]

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Bear Ears Nat. Mon.

New Monument Protects Wild Canyons in Utah

President Obama protected Utah canyonlands by designating the new Bear Ears National Monument. Native Americans have gathered medicinal plants, firewood, and carried out ceremonies there.  Native Americans will be involved in managing this area. The area will be protected from oil and gas drilling and development.  Please call your federal senators and representative, telling them […]

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