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Down To Earth archive for July 2011

FRIDAY, JULY 29, 2011



Raquel Nelson on the Today Show 

Last week I talked about the PBS video from Blueprint America following the case of Raquel Nelson in Atlanta - the woman who was convicted Nelson was convicted of vehicular homicide after her son was struck by a driver while they were crossing a busy...

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TUESDAY, JULY 26, 2011

FRIDAY, JULY 22, 2011



Down To Earth on Facebook

If you haven't check out Down To Earth on Facebook. Now that Facebook has evolved there are some new features/interactivity options that we want to explore as social media offers effective tools for change. The page, visible in the right side of this blog, is...

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TUESDAY, JULY 19, 2011

Captain Planet movie is green lighted. Yes! 

Ah, memories. Growing up, I watched Captain Planet and the Planeteers, a show that made environmentalism look very cool. Now, blogging seems more courageous. But the story of five young people from every corner of the Earth who are chosen by Gaia (voiced by Whoopi...

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Another BP Oil Spill - this time in Alaska

After Yellowstone, the bad news just keeps coming. A pipeline at a BP oil field in Alaska burst over the weekend, spilling between 2,100 and 4,200 gallons of an oily water and methanol mixture in Alaska's North Slope, reports Reuters and the Anchorage Daily News,...

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MONDAY, JULY 18, 2011

FRIDAY, JULY 15, 2011

SpoKenya: A race for clean water

An exciting and worthy event is upon us: The SpoKenya Rua race for clean water is Saturday July 23, 2011. This 7K walk / run is to raise money for a project in Kenya that will help deliver clean water where it’s needed most. According...

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Whale gives back after being saved

Amazing story and video from the Huffington Post: When Michael Fishbach set out for his day of boating around the beautiful waters of the Sea of Cortez, he probably didn't think that it would be the day he and his friends would become wildlife heroes....

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Scientists vs climate skeptics 

Reusable Bags has an awesome infographic on the continuing climate change debate. If that's wat you want to call it, because you wont' believe what the skeptics are saying! Yeah, climate change is not just man-made but we contribute so much. The United States alone,...

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TUESDAY, JULY 12, 2011

MONDAY, JULY 11, 2011

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