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Climate change: from Despair to Empowerment


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Very last minute...I totally forgot and don't even know if I will personally make it, but this is an event in Hamilton tonight-----

Hamilton Area Eco-Network and Environment Hamilton Present:

Thursday, May 3, 7:00 PM

Climate change: from Despair to Empowerment

Join Australian John Seed – speaker, author, filmmaker, successful activist, and rainforest guru

Join us for a presentation and informal discussion with John Seed, who has

put rainforests and ecology on the radar of global environmentalism since

the late 70s. Author, film-maker and rainforest and deep ecology guru, Seed

is stopping in Hamilton on his international tour with a presentation that

will help our community address global warming.

As founder of the Australia-based Rainforest Information Centre, he led

bold, theatrical and humorous campaigns which won major set-asides for

rainforests in Australia and pressured Burger King in the U.S. to cease

sourcing soybeans from Costa Rican clear-cuts.

He’ll offer his reflections on catalyzing, invigorating and supporting the

climate change movement and share with us his approach to raising awareness

and generating personal and political action. He urges mindfulness at a

deeper level. He co-authored Thinking Like a Mountain (1988), has made

several films on ecology, and in 1995 was awarded the Order of Australia

medal by the Australian government for services to conservation and the


This is a free event, but donations will go to Seed to help pay for his

expenses. Location: Frwy Coffee House, 333 King E (King & Wellington)

For more information contact Laurel at info@hamiltoneconet.ca(905) 561-9852

or Jarah at contactus@environmenthamilton.org (905)549-0900

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