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Chapter II – A Journey to the Center of the Earth

A cool mist brushes Illyrias face.  In the semiicoma of first awakening, she tries to turn off the gentle drift of moisture, imagining that she is in the shower.   “Sunny!  This is not working… What?  Oh.”   “ I have been watching you, Illyria. Very amusing.  You seem to be in the midst, of a mist-conception. …

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New Adventures…with Illyria and Sunny!

In this, the first chapter of the new series of Earthling Letters, I am going backward to go forward, using the characters Illyria and Sunny the Robot from the book “Illyria’s World”, once again. To read, please follow this link, https://renew-the-earth.org/we-join-illyria-and-sunny-the-robot-as-they-talk-about-what-they-think-is-real-and-what-they-imagine/ The ebook, Illyrias World, is posted for free on the renew-the-earth.org website if you…

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New Zealand plans to plant 100 million trees!

The New Zealand government is putting plans in place to plant 100 million trees… Planting trees.  Such an elegant move on the part of the recently elected Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern.  This brings to mind Renew the Earths first initiative back in the 70’s, when it was known as Renew America, planting trees!   Tina…

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Earthlings Letter #12 – Diversity

In this letter I want to talk about diversity, a word which means “a range or variety of different things”. And I think this will be the final letter in this series of Earthling Letters. There will be more letters in the future and you can be sure that they will all be about nature…

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Let’s Defend the Caloosahatchee River

I come to praise the Caloosahatchee River, not condemn her. We have to stop maligning our waterways and start figuring out how to protect and restore them. Projects like Everglades restoration that have been on hold for 20 years or more are a sad testimonial to the lack of focus and flawed thinking going on…

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Universal Basic Income (UBI) Trial in Finland

Finland’s Universal Basic Income (UBI) trial highlights the need for improving how compensation for our work contributions are managed. This includes an expanded definition of what is work. Presently, everyone is challenged by the limitations of the work for profit emphasis, automation of jobs that exist, downsizing to increase profit and stock dividends, elimination of…

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Our Solar Boat Accident

The danger of wakes to small or slower moving boats that use the Caloosahatchee River and the rest of the Intracoastal Waterway is astounding. The No Wake and Resume Safe Speed signs are insufficient to awake aggressive boat captains to their responsibility to safely control their speed and wakes. We recently collided with a 40…

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Icelandic Turf Houses…Durable and Efficient!

Here is an interesting housing design that is an efficient heat retaining structure with very high durability. It seems to have lasted to our present time from the beginnings of habitation in Iceland. Safe and sound. Learn more: https://t.co/YPryRxd9Mr pic.twitter.com/1aDpflsZAf — World Economic Forum (@wef) January 4, 2018

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