Friday, January 13, 2012

Lessons from Julia Butterfly Hill (video)

Wisdom Quarterly; Julia Butterfly Hill; Circle of Life Foundation; What's Your Tree?
() Inspiration for "resolutionaries"

Julia Butterfly Hill climbed a 1,000+ year old redwood named "Luna" in Northern California and lived in her branches for over 2 years to save it from the chainsaws of a logging company. Her first winter she was nearly killed as a terrible storm raged through her tiny perch. Butterfly describes the fear, the breakthrough, and the life lessons of those early months.


Vegan, nature activist Julia Butterfly Hill is known for climbing a giant redwood tree in 1997 when she was 23 years old and remaining there without touching the ground for two years. This was part of a successful effort to call worldwide attention to the destruction of California's ancient redwoods. Since then she has addressed the U.N., lobbied Congress, and continued to stand on the front lines of environmental and social justice issues all over the world. She is the author of The Legacy of Luna: The Story of a Tree, a Woman and the Struggle to Save the Redwoods and One Makes the Difference: Inspiring Actions That Change Our World.

What's YOUR tree?
() Years after her historic tree-sit she's still inspiring others to pursue their passions with her "What's Your Tree?" project.
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A totem pole being carved
Nuclear cooling towers

Speaking in San Francisco remembering Mumia Abu Jamal

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