Japan Environmental Exchange

Happy Earth Day Fellow Earthlings!

Maura Hurly

PhotoThinking of you all -- and wondering what's new with you??
Here's a photo from our Earth Day celebration at Mustard Seeds Library.
We had a T-shirt design contest and baked a homemade Banana-carrot cake decorated with lemon icing and flowers from our own garden.
We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children.

Native American Proverb

  • There are no passengers on Spaceship Earth. We are all crew.
    ~Marshall McLuhan, 1964
  • You can't be suspicious of a tree, or accuse a bird or a squirrel of subversion or challenge the ideology of a violet.
    ~Hal Borland, Sundial of the Seasons, 1964
  • Only when the last tree has died and the last river been poisoned and the last fish been caught will we realise we cannot eat money.
    ~Cree Indian Proverb
  • Environmentalists have long been fond of saying that the sun is the only safe nuclear reactor, situated as it is some ninety-three million miles away.
    ~Stephanie Mills, ed., In Praise of Nature, 1990
  • I conceive that the land belongs to a vast family of which many are dead, few are living, and countless numbers are still unborn.
    ~A Chieftan from Nigeria