Friday, June 25, 2010
Hands Across The SandHands Across The Sand is taking place on beaches and shorelines all over the world. From the Grist article about the event:
Even here in the desert we will be participating. Here in Albuquerque we will be holding hands on the Bosque Bike Path that follows the Rio Grande, and on the old Alameda Walking Bridge across the Rio. The Rio Grande empties into the Gulf of Mexico, and is therefore a wonderfully appropriate place to share in this protest. I don't know if I can pull off a "surfer zen vibe," but Gail and I will add ourselves to the numbers gathering to make our voices heard across this planet. I know it's late notice, but if you feel that we need to begin now (actually we needed to begin thirty years ago, but we'll take what we can get) working for a clean energy future that doesn't include ill-regulated freeform off-shore drilling, then check the Hands Across The Sand website map for your closest location. All hands on deck, or on the sand, the bridge, the edge of the pond in your local park. (Cross-posted from Quid Nunc.)
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