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The Spirts of Earth Day

Just once a year, for the last 47 years, we as a nation have taken a day to pause and reflect on how much we love this planet. For those who were not around and up on your hind legs…

One Body of Water

The Earth as photographed from Apollo 17

Every year in April there are two events that give us all a chance to pause and appreciate; to dip deeply into gratitude and remember the vigilance and effort it takes to deter the voracious appetites of “capital market forces”…

One more day on Earth

While not being cynical I always have a “raised-eyebrow amusement” when we take a day and recognize our relationship to things as fundamental to our existence as Women, The Ocean, or in the case of today, the Earth. I’m glad…

An Earth Day to Remember

Back in April 1970 – in the midst of the political, societal, and environmental reevaluation of our national priorities called “The 60’s” Senator Gaylord Nelson (D-WI) thought it would be a good idea to pause for a moment and honor…

An Earth Day we won’t forget

On Earth Day two years ago today a tragedy began as a consequence of a number of factors that led up to the loss of control of the Deepwater Horizon “semi-submersible,” dynamically-positioned oil drilling platform. As the disaster unfolded it…