these articles and their resources in your efforts to reconnect
to the natural world, to heal the separation that has been created
by hundreds of years of an overdependence upon technology and a
lack of appreciation of the web of life. Woven into these writings
are many tools for you to use including ecofeminism, ecopsychology,
deep ecology, spritual ecology and more.
must begin this journey now. We have no other choice.
2002 Jackie Alan Giuliano.
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22, 1999 - On the Millenial Winter Solstice,
Bless This Irradiated Meal
We are in the midst of the last Winter Solstice of the millennium,
a time when the weather turns cool and the urge strikes us all
to bundle up and retreat to warm places and comforting foods.
Yet so many of us feel so out of touch during this joyous time
6, 1999 - Two Strokes - You're Out!
Jet skiis, leaf blowers and their inefficient two-stroke engines
are responsible for 1.1 billion pounds of hydrocarbon emissions
per year and countless impacts on human and ecosystem health.
15, 1999 - Toxic Play: Overuse of Pesticides Puts
Children at Risk
Children of today are alive during a time of unprecedented potential
exposure to toxic substances.
25, 1999 - The Power of Place in the Urban Experience
Each year, poorly planned development projects are destroying
over 110,000 acres of wetlands and one million acres of productive
farmland and open space. Our mental and physical health is being
affected by the push to pave.
11, 1999 - Y6B - It's Really Coming
On October 12, 1999, an event never before experienced in all
of human history will take place: the population of planet Earth
will reach six billion people.
27, 1999 - Under Our Feet Lies Danger
Pipes beneath our cities carry hundreds of thousands of gallons
of oil, gasoline, jet fuel, natural gas and other dangerous chemicals
for thousands of miles. Many of these pipelines were built in
the 1920s and many are leaking and others are corroded.
13, 1999 - Earth's Rich Harvest Worth a Celebration
For at least the last 12,000 years, people all over the world
have celebrated the passage of time, the journey of the Earth
around the Sun, in ways that have connected their lives to the
life of our planet. How might our lives be changed and our environmental
problems be helped if we took more time to recognize the seasons
and the wisdom they bring?
30, 1999 - With This Ring I Thee - Radiate?
Recently, new evidence has surfaced that suggests that gold
from dismantled nuclear warheads, some of it highly radioactive,
has made its way into the jewelry industry over the last 50
years. This contaiminated jewelery could give the wearer twice
as much radiation in one hour as most people get in a year.
26, 1999 - Polluting the Final Frontier
17, 1999 - What is the True Cost of Living?
10, 1999 - Delisted Species: Recovered or Imperiled?
the 100th Healing Our World article:
28, 1999 - Children, Cancer and Powerlines: Closed Case or Coverup?
21, 1999 - Y6B: It's Really Coming
31, 1999 - Food to be Afraid Of
23, 1999 - Vegetarians Beware: Big Business is Headed Your Way
16, 1999 - How the West Was Lost
9, 1999 - Greed is Killing Us
May 2, 1999 - Resource Extraction and
the Genocide of the Navajo People
25, 1999 - Disconnected, At A High Price
19, 1999 - Earth Day 1999: If Not Now, When?
5, 1999 - Fluoride: Poison in the Water?
28, 1999 - Food Even a Dog Shouldn't Eat - Killing Our Pets with
14, 1999 - Something is Very Fishy - and Wasteful
7, 1999 - So Now What Do We Do?
28, 1999 - Should You Need A Pass to Visit Nature?
21, 1999 - It's the Things We Don't See That Hurt Us
14, 1999 - Sea Otters on the Move or Dying?
7, 1999 - Scars That May Never Heal
29, 1999 - What are the right questions?
January 22, 1999 - Got Milk? I Hope
10, 1999 - Fossil Fuels = Barrels of Blood
1, 1999 - You Are Not Alone
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