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Join an international water symposium on U.N. World Water Day, March 22

More than 50 scientists, artists and other professionals will be featured in an international symposium titled “Water Issues Relating to Environmental Landscape Sustainability” on March 22, 2012, designated as International Water Day by the United Nations. Presentations will be made … Continue reading

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Prayers of sorrow and healing

In 1990 the United Nations introduced the Environmental Sabbath Program, promoting a three-day period of rest every June for our Mother Earth. The Environmental Sabbath was the brainchild by Dr. Noel J. Brown, then-director of the North American Regional Office … Continue reading

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Guest artists: The Water Back Project

“Water Back” is a song. It’s also a grassroots project in collaboration with the Green Bus Tour aimed at getting artists involved in spreading the word about the dire need for us all, individually and as a species, to protect our … Continue reading

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Water: the next peak oil?

Will water be the next peak oil? Can anyone really own water? These are some of the questions filmmaker Irena Salina investigated as she traveled from South Africa to Bolivia, from India to the American Midwest, to make her award-winning … Continue reading

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Guest artists: Christopher Crosby and Karla LaRive

We Are the Land a documentary film by Christopher Crosby Governments and the uranium industry say the mining and milling of uranium provides high-paying and much-needed jobs in some of the most remote areas of the country, with manageable environmental … Continue reading

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Colleen Flanigan’s Biorocks rock

The ocean is a living organism, which means it is regenerating all the time. Visual and performance artist Colleen Flanigan helps the process along with her underwater Biorocks, sculptural metal matrixes that use low-voltage electric current to raise the pH of … Continue reading

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Guest artist: Lee Clockman

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Ground Truth There’s a drought in the rainforest. ~ Lee Clockman We call it brazil because the wood is red and resembles hot coals, and thus got the name of Brazil. But in order that in this respect we may vex the … Continue reading

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Bolivia’s radical new law gives Mother Earth equal rights with humans

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In a radical move that we hope will have a massive ripple effect, Bolivia is set to pass the world’s first law granting all nature equal rights with human beings. According to reporter John Vidal, writing in The Guardian (UK), … Continue reading

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