Amazon – Lungs of the Planet

A succinct, yet cinematically stunning glimpse of the ecological significance of the Amazon from the BBC.

http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20130226-amazon-lungs-of-the-planet

I used to lead Rainforest education programs while in graduate school in Ann Arbor in the late 80’s. It saddens me greatly that we are still trying to prevent deforestation and educate others on why maintaining these vast biologically complex forests is important. But until our economic systems value the role of pristine forests, we will need to keep the efforts continuing. Let us hope that more are waking up… As the Belo Monte Dam is still be voted on in Brazil at the time of this writing.

About Mare Cromwell

Referred to as “The Voice of Earth Mother” by a gifted Shoshone elder, Mare Cromwell is a multi-award-winning author, nature mystic, empathic intuitive healer (with shamanic influences) and international speaker. Her books include: "The Great Mother Bible"; "Messages from Mother.... Earth Mother"; and "If I gave you God’s phone number.... Searching for Spirituality in America". She has studied with Native American teachers for twenty years and is currently on hiatus from the World Council for Wisdom Gatherings. Mare leads workshops on our Sacred Planet-Earth Mother, Womb Wisdom and Sacred Silliness and more. She is the visionary behind the Great Mother Wisdom Gathering (Maryland, 2014). She loves to be involved in Ceremony. Mare is also a former worm herder. She calls Western Maryland home. www.marecromwell.com
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