Category Archives: Earth Community

World Elephant Day – August 12

Let’s have a civilization that celebrates a different creature every day! Can you imagine – nothing but a constant world wide party as we dance and sing and celebrate ALL the creatures and their role in our Earth community. It … Continue reading

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Feral – Searching for enchantment on the frontiers of rewilding

Editors Note: Yes, bring on the wolves and whales! A book by George Monbiot Published by Allen Lane, May 2013 The book introduces a radical new type of ‘hands-off’ nature conservation called Rewilding, and takes the reader on George’s own … Continue reading

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Lonesome George: The End of the Line? Yes.

Betty just called to say that Lonesome George died on Sunday. We saw him in Galapagos Islands in 2005. Though he had lots of girl friends he never had any viable babies. His species is gone forever with his passing. … Continue reading

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Oh my! Web Wizard of the Most High Dennis Rivers just installed a button that will translate our site into 34 languages. There are between 3,000 and 10,000 human languages in the world today. The number is often estimated at … Continue reading

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Encyclopedia of Earth – website

This just passed my desk! Looks great! Welcome to the Encyclopedia of Earth, an electronic reference about the Earth, its natural environments, and their interaction with society. The Encyclopedia is a free, expert-reviewed collection of articles written by scholars, professionals, … Continue reading

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Looking Back at Earth – Total Solar Eclipse from the Perspective of Space – NASA photo

This NASA photo made me realize I’d never considered what an eclipse looks like from space. Here is a beautiful photo of Mother Earth’s experience of the eclipse. It might be hard to notice at first, but look for the … Continue reading

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A Mutual Relationship Example: Mushroom and Tree

How can humans become to Earth like these mushrooms to this tree? From Earth Science Picture of the Day at for July 24, 2011. (EPOD is a service of NASA’s Earth Science Division and the EOS Project Science Office … Continue reading

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Emerging Earth – new website by Tucker & Grimm

from the Religion & email news list Wow! This website is fantastic! Chock full of resources, easy to navigate, clear as a bell. With a fantastic bibliography! The collective work of Drs. Mary Evelyn Tucker and John Grim, this … Continue reading

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The Oldest Living Members of the Earth Community – photos

Tree: sagole baobab #0707-00505 (2,000 years old; limpopo province, south africa) Rachael Sussman Bacteria: siberian actinobacteria #tv-26 (400,000 – 600,000 years old; neils bohr institute, copenhagen)   Rachael Sussman recently presented at The Long Now Foundation in San Francisco, … Continue reading

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Spectacular Molecular Animation

What part of The Universe Story will you tell? Scientists at Harvard have harnessed their fascination of the molecular world with 21st-century digital animation to visually tell the story of the inner life of a cell. The results rival anything … Continue reading

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