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Wilderness Hero Wednesday: Julia Butterfly Hill. In the category of sometimes-one-person-can-change-the-world, Julia Butterfly Hill brought worldwide attention to the last of the unprotected coastal Redwoods by climbing up a 300 foot tree one cold December day in 1997 and not coming back down for two years. The tree and the whole three thousand acre forest of pristine Redwood-Salmon-and-creek habitat surrounding it was supposed to be leveled, gutted and burned. Make no mistake here - Julia Butterfly Hill didn't do this alone. She had tons of amazing folks on the ground bringing her food and doing all kinds of support for her, but she's the one who lived in that tree for two years. And as the weeks turned into months, people started paying attention, and then suddenly all the newspaper reporters were climbing up there and hanging from limbs to interview her, and then she had the world's attention and starting telling her story: about how the junk bond king, Charles Hurwitz, was gutting the once venerable Pacific Lumber Company and his attempt to quickly liquidate all its "assets", ahem, namely, the big trees to pay off his big debt; and how his wreckless and desperate attempt to log-it-all-right-now was also gutting the future of communities that depended on those jobs; suddenly, everyone was talking about Julia Butterfly Hill and her story... That forest of fifteen-hundred-year-old trees, that rarest of rare things, an in-tact, old growth watershed, is there today because of her - one person did all of that. Now that's what I call occupy.
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I love green soap. How about you? It's natural appearance makes me think nature. Some of the colors come solely from the soaps ingredients, and some are colored with various natural sources.. whea...
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Trillium and Stream Orchid in the Bay / Oak woodlands at the bottom of Kent Canyon - one of Mt. Tamalpais' best secret Redwood canyons. Don't go here unless you're a freak like me and don't mind poison oak or tromping around off trail and crawling through thick brush.
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(capsule) is the biannual fashion tradeshow that takes place in cities across the globe and features a careful curation of contemporary brands, both new players and experienced veterans. FADER Style i...
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Here's your Sunday Nature Pic - the Juniper Ridge crew hiking in the Santa Monica Mountains, happy Spring everyone!
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Juniper Ridge live infusion, wild harvested soap. Vacation to some of the world’s most beautiful places, all the 10 minutes it takes you to shower. At a bar, it’s not cheap soap, but damn if that’s.....
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The Local Rose discusses topics such as Holistic living, Organic recipes, Healthy living, Eco fashionable, Delicious and healthy food, pure living, Ideas for a green life, Inspiring spiritual women,o...
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Juniper Ridge. I hope you had a beautiful Christmas. Mine was very peaceful. I baked some Russian teacakes, cooked a free-range turkey, corn bread dressing, and yams. The kitties were thrilled. I gave...
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We bring the mountains into your home! We go out into the moutains, harvest things like Cedar from the Northwest and Sage from the Big Sur area, distill our own aromatic oils, make enfleurage infusionsand make soaps, room sprays, perfumes, colognes and other natural fragrance goodies that bring the outdoors into your daily life.