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Picnic for the Planet on Earth Day 2011

4/20/2011 3:37:29 PM

Tags: earth day, picnic, outdoors, lunch

Picnic for the Planet on Earth Day 2011What better way to celebrate Earth Day than having a Picnic for the Planet? On April 22, join the rest of the planet to celebrate the Earth, the food it provides and the people who live here.

It’s as simple as finding some friends and enjoying lunch in your favorite outdoor spot. The Picnic for the Planet event, created by The Nature Conservancy, can help you come up with goodies to bring to the picnic, and even has a map of the different picnics happening around the world. If you are going to join in the Picnic for the Planet, go to the website and mark yourself as a picnicker in your town.

Plus, read about five steps you can take right now to fill your plate and tummy with eco-friendly foods.

So let’s go outside and enjoy lunch on Earth Day!

Photo courtesy of The Nature Conservancy



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ProfBob
4/22/2011 5:43:20 AM
EARTH DAY About a year and a half ago Science Daily noted that overpopulation was the biggest threat to our world. Global warming was second. Obviously overpopulation increases the use of the irreplaceable natural resources; increases the waste and pollutants that affect our air, water and land; reduces the amount of water for drinking and farming; reduces the amount of arable land available for each person; increases famines and poverty; and increases illegal immigration to escape these problems. Uninformed people criticize Malthus, but what he said is true. His Britain is a net importer of food today. For skeptics, rather than saying that the facts are not true and hoping you are right, it would be wise to look at the evidence and criticize it with evidence rather than with hope. I suggest that you read Book 1, especially the sections on skeptics, in "In Search of Utopia" at http://andgulliverreturns.info. It is authoritative, documented, and free.










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