Sunday, January 18, 2009

Dutchman saves Borneo: several species and mammals included

Scientific American Earth 3.0
winter until March issue 2009
"Regrowing Borneo, tree by tree"
by Jane Braxton Little

Scientific American is marvelous.
Smits, born in Holland has now successfully recreated an orangutan habitat
"one quare mile at a time".
Smit , according to Little, has fought the putting to fire and destruction of Borneo for tqwenty years. His partners in the project are 600 families of the Dayak tribe in the province of East Kalimantan, Indonesia.He calls this "the people's forest" says Little.He has not submitted his project for public review.
Borneo is coming in as the third largest island ; wiht 15,00 plant species, 222 mammal
species adn hundreds or fish.
Would you go there?
What do you think of Mr. Smits?:)

Looking to Tuesday

I've been sick but I will watch up...
Our new President will have his hands and feet full..
How are you feeling?
Will you be celebrating?

Acai berries Would you drink the juice?

According to the Acai Berry Organization the acai berry is the
"most perfect food that mankind has always been looking for .
It is far better than nourishing us and keeping us younger than any other
combination of food on earth, ounce per ounce."
The acai berry is a dark purple fruit that has little edible pulp.
It grows in a tree in the palm family and it grows in "large stringy bunches or drupe."
The Acai palm tree grows in Amazonia in the Northern rain forest.
Acai is known ot have the largest amounts of antioxidants. Some scientists are studying the berry in official experiments.
Professor Steve Talcott of the University of Florida thinks based upon his experiments
that acai berries have started aseldf destruct process in 86% of leukemia cells.

So would you drink it?

Thursday, January 8, 2009

Electronic cigarettes: What do you think of them?

The Doctors

Electronic cigarettes: do you approve?
They give you nicotine but they leave out tar, CO2 and chemicals.
They give a cool mist and they are supposed to help people stop smoking.
they cost $150 with $50 replacements...Do you think they work?
Would you recommend one?

Designer babies: Are they what we want?

The Doctors, CBS, Jan.7., 2009

Steinberg asks his clients to pick genomes with the characteristics of hair color, eye color and sex that they want. Then, he transfers the embryo with all of these characteristics in.What will be the effect of this? Do you approve or dissaprove?

Danny is ok!

Danny is okay..he's over the hyporthermia and the shcck!
thanks to those of you who wrote on the blog ro emailed me!

Monday, January 5, 2009


My teen's best friend almost died...
I am trying to shake it off

Jeanette or Outside-looking in...(Jeanette lost two friends ina fire

Please visit Jeanette..she's lost two dear friends in a fire...

Go Visit Lynne :Time and Thoughts TNTII: Her grandmother died

Please go and visit Lynne; her grandmother died. Lynne writes beautifully
about this amazing woman who filled her life.Please leave thoughts and prayers.