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is "#Hemp: The Next Billion-Dollar Cash Crop?" Read this essay in Earth Island Institute's Earth Island Journal "Latest News" by Doug Fine. "The #US market is already well ahead of the politics of legalizing #cannabis #farming."

http://www.earthisland.org/journal/index.php/elist/eListRead/hemp_the_next_billion-dollar_cash_crop/

This is adapted from his book "Hemp Bound - Dispatches from the Front Lines of the Next Agricultural Revolution," Chelsea Green, 2014 http://media.chelseagreen.com/hemp-bound/

Learn more about hemp and get involved with Earth Island Institute's Hempstead Project HEART http://hempsteadprojectheart.org/
The US market is already well ahead of the politics of legalizing cannabis farming
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Read "#EarthDay: Now about as Green as St. Patrick’s Day? - From epic day of citizen action to marketing gimmick in just 40-odd years" by Earth Island Institute's Jason Mark, editor, Earth Island Journal in today's "Latest News."

http://www.earthisland.org/journal/index.php/elist/eListRead/earth_day_now_about_as_green_as_st._patricks_day/
From epic day of citizen action to marketing gimmick in just 40-odd years
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Read this "Film Review: A Fierce Green Fire" by Ed Rampell about the "Rousing PBS #documentary covering 50 years of #environmentalism to honor #EarthDay," in Earth Island Institute's Earth Island Journal's "Latest News." http://www.earthisland.org/journal/index.php/elist/eListRead/film_review_a_fierce_green_fire/
Rousing PBS documentary covering 50 years of environmentalism to honor Earth Day
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"#Environmentalists Could Win the #KeystoneXL Battle and Still Lose the War," says James William Gibson, in this "Latest News" Earth Island Institute Earth Island Journal article.

"Will the #KXL fight be environmentalists’ Vietnam?"

http://www.earthisland.org/journal/index.php/elist/eListRead/environmentalists_could_win_the_keystone_xl_battle_and_still_lose_the_war/
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Read "Where the Wild Things Are," an article in The American Prospect by Earth Island Institute's Jason Mark, editor, Earth Island Journal.

Do we really want to extend Google Streetview to #America's #wilderness areas? Maybe we should think twice before having Big Data in the backcountry. http://prospect.org/article/where-wild-things-are
[[nid: 220109]]Picture a perfect Southwestern day: The air as clear as gin, the bright blue sky marked only by a few stray clouds. In this spot, the waters of the Colorado River are placid, cool green
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Be sure to pick up this week's  East Bay Express or read their cover story feature online "The #Dolphin Dilemma - #Animal welfare activists have been pushing to ban amusement parks from exploiting #orcas, and they say #dolphins deserve the same protections."

Earth Island Institute's Richard O'Barry, founder/director of Ric O'Barry's Dolphin Project is quoted extensively. Check it out!

http://www.eastbayexpress.com/oakland/the-dolphin-dilemma/Content?oid=3900528
Ric O'Barry used to capture dolphins and train them for the TV show Flipper, but on one disturbing day in 1970 he renounced his work...
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I'm in #Seattle and getting excited for Kiss the Sky! The Orca Freedom Concert TOMORROW, #EarthDay, April 22!!! http://www.empmuseum.org/calendar/events/kiss-the-sky!-the-orca-freedom-concert.aspx

Check out the LIVE stream of the Orca Freedom Concert and see all of these great bands, playing our benefit for the #orcas, Heart, with Graham Nash, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Arielle, Country Joe and the Fish, Jami Sieber, Andrew Morse, and a few surprises too! Tune in and rock out at:
http://www.ustream.tv/channel/kiss-the-sky-the-orca-freedom-concert

You can support our benefit by bidding on amazing one of a kind items in our online auction: http://www.charitybuzz.com/orcaconservancy

Rock out for the orcas!
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Read "Jedol and Sampal are Free We Have Proof! - So, can captive dolphins survive in the wild, if properly released and evaluated?  You bet they can."

Read this report from  Earth Island Institute's Richard O'Barry, director of Ric O'Barry's Dolphin Project about the proof of our success in the rehab and release of the once captive dolphins Jedol and Sampal in Korea, now back in the ocean!

http://dolphinproject.org/blog/post/jedol-and-sampal-are-free-we-have-proof
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Read "#California Game Commission to Consider Whether to Protect Gray #Wolf," by Pamela Flick in today's"Latest News" from Earth Island Institute's  Earth Island Journal. "It is only a matter of time before #wolves re-establish themselves in the Golden State."

http://www.earthisland.org/journal/index.php/elist/eListRead/california_game_commission_to_consider_whether_to_protect_gray_wolf/
It is only a matter of time before wolves re-establish themselves in the Golden State
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ICYMI.. Read "#SeaWorld Loses #OSHA Court Case by Earth Island Institute's Mark J. Palmer, Associate Dir. of the International Marine Mammal Project.

http://dolphinproject.org/blog/post/seaworld-loses-osha-court-case

Earth Island Institute's Richard O'Barry, founder/director of Ric O'Barry's Dolphin Project said of the ruling "We won. That makes one in a row. We are on a roll"
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Earth Island Institute grows environmental leadership through education & activism. Our projects, publications & initiatives support the biological & cultural diversity that sustain the environment.
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Earth Island Institute grows environmental leadership through education & activism. Our projects, publications & initiatives support the biological & cultural diversity that sustain the environment.
 
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Earth Island Institute is a non-profit, public interest, membership organization that supports people who are creating solutions to protect our shared planet. http://www.eii.org/index.php/aboutUs/

Whether we are providing technical assistance to start-up organizations, highlighting the inspiring work of young leaders, or helping to restore damaged ecosystems, Earth Island Institute is working hard to grow and strengthen the environmental movement.