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Archive for the ‘Climate Change’ Category

October 11th, 2010 - 12:01 pm § in Climate Change, Rainforest Trips

Kapawi Lodge recognized by United Nations

On Monday September 20, 2010, the UN held the Equator Initiative Awards Ceremony for the 25 most outstanding projects in the world that contribute to environmental conservation and community development.  Kapawi Ecolodge was part of this select group and was also awarded a special recognition for b[...]

May 3rd, 2010 - 9:59 pm § in Climate Change, Rights of Mother Earth

Honoring Earth Day 2010 Cochamba, Bolivia

What a place to be on Earth Day 2010! The sweet powerful energy of the gathering of an estimated 35,000 peoples from 149 nations crossing all economic boundaries was rejuvenating. Even now, back home the experience feeds my hope for our world.  Earth Day 2010 was the closing day of a “pe[...]

April 14th, 2010 - 5:45 pm § in Climate Change, Rights of Mother Earth

Cochabamba Climate Change and Rights of Mother Earth Conference April 20-12, 2010

With less than a week before the First People’s Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth world eyes are focusing on Cochabamba, Bolivia.  Over 15,000 participants have registered and the 17 working groups have been actively conversing electronically to debate and prepare fo[...]

April 9th, 2010 - 10:54 am § in Climate Change

Four Years. Go.

We are at a unique moment in history.  In the face of tremendous global challenges on so many levels including our environment, global economy, and  human experience,  an awakening is occurring.    It is an awakening of consciousness, of the spirit of oneness, of the recognition that we are a [...]

April 2nd, 2010 - 1:28 pm § in Climate Change, Rights of Mother Earth, Running with Jaguars

Rights of Mother Earth

An auspicious event is planned for Earth Day 2010.  President Evo Morales has called for the First Peoples’ World Conference on Climate Change and Mother Earth’s Rights to be held in the Bolivian city of Cochabamba.  The event is planned to close on Earth Day – April 22 with a Declaratio[...]

March 4th, 2010 - 2:41 pm § in Climate Change, Rights of Mother Earth, Women's voices

Press Release for Climate Change and Rights of Mother Earth Conference Delegation

A special sponsorship benefit event will be held Saturday, March 13, 2010 to support the Northern Californian delegation.  Featuring international singer-song writer Maniko, local singer Gracie MacKenzie, Bolivian rainforest photos by renowned photographer Eli Rush, the event will include informati[...]

February 21st, 2010 - 1:20 pm § in Climate Change, Rights of Mother Earth, Women's voices

Awakening women in Bolivia

Bolivian women spearhead Morales revolution “In the early 19th Century, Bolivian women fought alongside men for the country’s independence from colonial Spain. They stormed into battle on horseback, seized cities and were on the frontline. “ Today one half of the President Morales&[...]

February 20th, 2010 - 11:49 am § in Climate Change, Rights of Mother Earth

First World Conference of the People on Climate Change

This is a call for delegates and sponsors to participate with me in the First World Conference of the People on Climate Change and the Rights of  Mother Nature in Cochabamba, Bolivia April 19-22.  In response to the lack of significant commitments by world leaders at the UN Climate Change Confer[...]

February 20th, 2010 - 11:05 am § in Climate Change, Rights of Mother Earth, Running with Jaguars

Benefit Event for Delegation to Conference on Climate Change and Rights of Mother Earth

Special Fundraising Event  to Support Nevada County’s Local Delegation Was Held March 13, 2010 7pm-10pm   St Joseph’s Cultural Center    Thank you to  all who participated and are supporting our delegation!   If you would like to make a financial donation to support our delegati[...]

February 20th, 2010 - 10:09 am § in Climate Change, Rainforest Trips, Running with Jaguars

Avator in the Amazon Rainforest of Ecuador

Recently indigenous colleagues from the Upper Amazon Rainforest of Ecuador went together to see the movie Avatar. These are peoples who have taken a bold stand to protect their rainforest home and culture from the advancement of modern world development and exploitation. View a BBC film of their tri[...]