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    The Green Party has continually opposed entry into war and has consistently called for the immediate return of our troops, in stark contrast to the Democratic and Republican parties.
    Today we march, tomorrow we vote Green Party.

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    Occupy Wall Street: What Just Happened? eBook

    Reflections on Occupy Wall Street, with photos, fun, and good wishes for the future. eBook, Occupy Wall Street: What Just Happened? (Only $.99 !) In the eBook, the Occupy movement is explored through original reporting, photographs, cartoons, poetry, essays, and reviews.The collection of essays and blog posts records the unfolding of Occupy into the culture from September 2011 to the present.  Authors Kimberly Wilder and Ian Wilder were early supporters of Occupy, using their internet platforms to communicate the changes being created by the American Autumn.

    The eBook is currently available on Amazon for Kindle;  Barnes & Noble Nook ; Smashwords independent eBook seller; and a Kobo for 99 cents and anyone can read it using their Kindle/Nook Reader, smart phone, or computer.

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    Choosing vintage or antique jewelry to wear and/or gift, is a way to be gentle on the planet. Remembering the Waste Hierarchy Triangle, folks who love the planet should always try to…”Reduce, Reuse, Recycle”. Please share or donate your own jewelry and try buying vintage rather than new.

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The Smithsonian: 10 Things We’ve Learned Since Last Earth Day

(Excerpt. Click here or the title for the full story.) Smithsonian.com / Blog 10 Things We’ve Learned About the Earth Since Last Earth Day April 19, 2012 …the most surprising, awe-inspiring and alarming things that we have learned about the Earth and the environment since last year’s holiday: 1. Undiscovered species are still out there: […]

Could helper drones assist in Japan?: Radiation monitoring

Kimberly writes: It is so sad and overwhelming to think about what is happening in Japan. I have seen many calls for prayer, and I have tried to do some meditations and “changing the Ch’i” rituals to add to the positive energy. Though, another idea has also come to me about a possible radiation cloud, […]

Interview with Dr. Devra Davis on Cell Phone Dangers

There’s a general reluctance on the part of scientists to agree that something is a problem, because then their research might be over. So the more uncertainty we can find, the more we need to continue doing the research. Uncertainty becomes a very convenient thing to perpetuate. I say this as someone who’s worked in […]

Do all these earthquakes mean something?

Update for November 2, 2011: In Oklahoma, earthquakes could be a result of “fracking”, natural gas extraction. Story: here. Info from The US Geological Survey about earthquakes is here. Gives dates, magnitude, and info for recent summer 2011 Virginia and Colorado earthquakes. August, 2011, Earthquake analysis: Did fracking (gas and oil extraction) cause the Virginia […]

Body found on Plum Island (Long Island, NY)

from Washington Post/AP Story Body found on NY’s Plum Island, disease lab site The Associated Press Friday, January 15, 2010; 3:55 AM PLUM ISLAND, N.Y. — A human body has washed ashore on suburban New York’s tiny Plum Island, where the U.S. government has an aging lab for studying dangerous animal diseases… The Suffolk County […]

The Associated Press: Climate warming gases rising faster than expected

The Associated Press: Climate warming gases rising faster than expected Posted using ShareThis Despite widespread concern over global warming, humans are adding carbon to the atmosphere even faster than in the 1990s, researchers warned Saturday… The largest factor in this increase is the widespread adoption of coal as an energy source, Field said, “and without […]

Ohio city warned to avoid tainted water: government/industry mistake

The supplier accidentally gave the city water department “hydrochloric acid”, instead of “fluoride” to add to the water. Seems like it was caught in time, and no serious injuries. Though, it raises the issue of just how important the public water supply is, and should we be experimenting with dumping any chemicals into our water? […]

Plum Island: Moving it good or bad and will it happen?

KW: Plum Island, a small island off the coast of Long Island, is an animal research center that the federal government operates. It is difficult to decide if closing it, cleaning it up, and moving it to Kansas would be good or bad. And, that means: Would it be good or bad for Long Island […]

Don’t forget about global warming: Ice shelf about to break off…

With the change of administration there is so much to think about. And, lots of writing about Gaza, war and peace, Gitmo, accountability, and race (see the comments at our blog entry on Reverend Lowery’s Inaugural Benediction.) Don’t forget the environment. Don’t forget global warming. Video of ice shelf is: here. Excerpt from BBC News: […]

Story about a black market nuclear network

KW: In such a complicated story as nuclear proliferation, I am sure there are bad guys all around, and a spin on the story. Still, something important happening in the world. So, sharing the story from USA Today as a starting point. (excerpt from) USA Today United States sanctions those connected to nuclear scientist WASHINGTON […]

Saturday 1/9/2009: Biggest Full Moon of the Year!

2010 Update: The biggest moon of the year – also called “The Wolf Moon” by some Native Americans – already happened. It was Friday night, January 29, 2010. I saw it driving home from work, in a midnight blue sky. It was beautiful! A recent article is: here. Update: Link is here to  story with […]

Victims of Global Warming Could Sue Oil and Power Companies

(excerpt from this repost at Common Dreams) Victims of Global Warming Could Sue Oil and Power Companies Published on Tuesday, December 9, 2008 by the Telegraph/UK by Urmee Khan Flood victims and those affected by extreme weather conditions could soon be able to sue oil and power companies they blame for global warming, according to […]

New study: Men overspend to attract mates

(excerpt from) Live Science Ooga Ooga! Men Overspend to Attract Mates By Jeanna Bryner, Senior Writer /  10 December 2008 Men are hardwired after eons of evolution to overspend, a new study suggests. Their maxed-out credit cards and mega-purchases have been tied to their desire to attract mates. The biggest male spenders in the survey […]

Global Warming and the Rise and Fall of Dynasties

The focus of this story is how a stalagmite showed cycles of drought related to the end of dynasties in China. Though, the stalagmite also shed light on global warming. Thought it was of interest to greens. -KW