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“JANE”- New Jane Goodall Movie is Enthralling

I like this National Geographic documentary on Jane Goodall. It shows her excited to be living outdoors with animals, unafraid, observing wildlife behavior in the field.  She climbs trees, gets the chimpanzee group used to her, discovers they make tools ( blades of grass to gather ants from anthills), observes their mating, birth , and […]

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The Green Amendment- the Right to Pure Water, Clean Air, and a Healthy Environment

Maya K. Van Rossum, the author of the The Green Amendment. spoke about her book at the Boulder Bookstore. She wants people to talk about and pass this in states, to make well known. She wants to get it made into an amendment to the US constitution. “forthegenerations.or​g​” is their website, They have videos up […]

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Comment by Jan 24 to Object to the Colorado Killing of Bears and Mountain Lions

Oil and gas expanding development  is scaring off the deer, so they want to kill the bears and cougars.  They don’t have any scientific evidence of predator populations increasing and causing deer population declines.  The bears are not hibernating as much due to global warming and urban development.  The author suggests that it all a […]

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Doug Peacock on Saving Grizzly Bears and the Need to Act

Doug Peacock writes about the need to save bears and wild places.  He coauthored a letter to delay the hunting of grizzly bears.  He shot a brief film about a young bear  playing with ice on a spring pond, pushing the ice chunks down, then watching them pop back up. He is pushing to get […]

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Encountered a Moose and a Meteor While Hiking

Friends led me on a hike up the north side of a  local  9,000 foot high mountain last Sunday.  We scrambled over downed trunks from an earlier forest fire.  It was comforting to regularly encounter cairns on the way up.  Dave was a few hundred feet ahead as we hiked down a trail in the […]

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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: https://amp.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/aug/09/forget-the-environment-new-words-lifes-wonders-language

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"Straws" Movie- Stop Straws and Plastics Pollution in Oceans

“Straws” Movie- Stop Straws and Plastics Pollution in Oceans

 “STRAWS” OCTOBER 4, 2017 October 4, 2017 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm-   Boulder Meadows Branch Library ,4800 Baseline Road, Boulder, CO 80303

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Protestors and Dreamers Needed for Justice for People and for Nature

It says that those who  challenge to racism, colonialism, sexism, elitism, militarism, classism, exceptionalism, chauvinism, triumphalism, nationalism, religionism, …. are marginalized in historical accounts, yet their protests and “impossible” dreams are vital for change and justice.   https://www.commondreams.org/views/2017/09/25/abuses-history   About changing what is considered doable:  ( A friend said that Bernie Sanders is bringing up the […]

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Trumpeter Swans Flourish

Once they were common in the US and Canada. Then they were hunted for their feathers, skins, and meat. Around 1933 there were only 70 trumpeter swans left in the lower 48 states. Now there are more than 63,000. They recovered because hunting was banned, remnant populations were discovered in Alaska and near Yellowstone, wildlife […]

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Help Natives, Salmon, & Rivers – Stop Dirty Gold Mine

Trump and EPA head Pruitt just reversed the protection of Alaska’s Bristol Bay salmon rivers.  Please write your politicians and letters to the editor to protest this.  Pruitt is approving a  mine that will produce 10 million tons of mining waste at the headwaters of the watershed.  Native-Americans, Alaskans,  fishermen, and enviros oppose the Pebble […]

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