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Diana Beresford-Kroeger : Life In and Out of the Arboretum

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She is more comfortable on her 400 acre research garden, filled with rare and endangered plants, trees and grasses, studying and writing than she is traveling and speaking. These days, botanist, and medicinal bio-chemist, Diana Beresford Kroeger, author of five books including Canadian best-seller, “The Global Forest,” feels the call to speak on the importance of trees, forests, and the…

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Wilma Subra : “Telling It, Like It Is”

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She has been shot at; threatened and called names. This has not deterred sixty-something, grandmother, and chemist Wilma Subra from her work – she just moved her desk away from the window. Wilma Subra, a Louisiana native, became interested in environmental work in college when she witnessed cow renderings floating down a river. Holding a graduate degree in microbiology and…

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Nicole Dawes : Creating Crackers with a Conscience

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Being pregnant and craving saltine crackers, a very normal thing right? Being pregnant and craving an organic saltine cracker appeared to be a non-existent thing in 2001. This is what happened to Nicole Dawes two months pregnant walking around New York City searching for all natural/organic crackers which didn’t exist. Instead of being frustrated and complaining, Nicole took this an…

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Dr. Susan Shaw : Marine Toxicologist – Jumps Deep Into The State of Our Oceans

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Visit her website at http://www.meriresarch.org/.  Since the onset of the Gulf Oil Crisis, and you will see Dr. Susan Shaw, Marine Toxicologist, has been interviewed by just about everyone: CNN, National Geographic, London Times, TED….she is in the heart of it, and her heart is in it. For, Dr. Susan Shaw is one of the few humans who have actually…

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