Robber fly - Nature photographer Thomas Shahan specializes in amazing portraits of tiny insects. It isn't easy. Shahan says that this Robber Fly (Holcocephala fusca), for instance, is "skittish" and doesn't like its picture taken.

Nature by Numbers (Video)

"The Greater Akashic System" – July 15, 2012 (Kryon Channelling by Lee Caroll) (Subjects: Lightworkers, Intent, To meet God, Past lives, Universe/Galaxy, Earth, Pleiadians, Souls Reincarnate, Invention: Measure Quantum state in 3D, Recalibrates, Multi-Dimensional/Divine, Akashic System to change to new system, Before religion changed the system, DNA, Old system react to Karma, New system react to intent now for next life, Animals (around humans) reincarnate again, This Animal want to come back to the same human, Akashic Inheritance, Reincarnate as Family, Other Planets, Global Unity … etc.)

Question: Dear Kryon: I live in Spain. I am sorry if I will ask you a question you might have already answered, but the translations of your books are very slow and I might not have gathered all information you have already given. I am quite concerned about abandoned animals. It seems that many people buy animals for their children and as soon as they grow, they set them out somewhere. Recently I had the occasion to see a small kitten in the middle of the street. I did not immediately react, since I could have stopped and taken it, without getting out of the car. So, I went on and at the first occasion I could turn, I went back to see if I could take the kitten, but it was to late, somebody had already killed it. This happened some month ago, but I still feel very sorry for that kitten. I just would like to know, what kind of entity are these animals and how does this fit in our world. Are these entities which choose this kind of life, like we do choose our kind of Human life? I see so many abandoned animals and every time I see one, my heart aches... I would like to know more about them.

Answer: Dear one, indeed the answer has been given, but let us give it again so you all understand. Animals are here on earth for three (3) reasons.

(1) The balance of biological life. . . the circle of energy that is needed for you to exist in what you call "nature."

(2) To be harvested. Yes, it's true. Many exist for your sustenance, and this is appropriate. It is a harmony between Human and animal, and always has. Remember the buffalo that willingly came into the indigenous tribes to be sacrificed when called? These are stories that you should examine again. The inappropriateness of today's culture is how these precious creatures are treated. Did you know that if there was an honoring ceremony at their death, they would nourish you better? Did you know that there is ceremony that could benefit all of humanity in this way. Perhaps it's time you saw it.

(3) To be loved and to love. For many cultures, animals serve as surrogate children, loved and taken care of. It gives Humans a chance to show compassion when they need it, and to have unconditional love when they need it. This is extremely important to many, and provides balance and centering for many.

Do animals know all this? At a basic level, they do. Not in the way you "know," but in a cellular awareness they understand that they are here in service to planet earth. If you honor them in all three instances, then balance will be the result. Your feelings about their treatment is important. Temper your reactions with the spiritual logic of their appropriateness and their service to humanity. Honor them in all three cases.

Dian Fossey's birthday celebrated with a Google doodle

Dian Fossey's birthday celebrated with a Google doodle
American zoologist played by Sigourney Weaver in the film Gorillas in the Mist would have been 82 on Thursday (16 January 2014)

Friday, October 22, 2010

Two Marble Companies Suspected of Exploitation in Protected Forests

Tempo Interactive, Friday, 22 October, 2010

TEMPO Interactive, Maros:Two major mining companies, PT Makassar Indah and PT Bosowa Mining, are suspected of violating mining rules as they have been carrying out marble exploitation in a protected forest area in Maros, South Sulawesi.

“If they are proven to have mined marble in the production site, we will report this to the police because both companies were only granted the right to use the forest area as a production site, not the right to mine, based on the Forestry Minister’s decision,” said Suardi S, the Maros Mining and Energy Mining Office chief in charge of mining, yesterday.

Both companies denied the accusation. Abdul Hafid, the marble mining production chief of PT Makassar Indah, said his company is still mining marble at the mountain areas around the production site and has opened new spaces outside the protected forest in Leang-leang, Bantimurung sub district.

PT Bosowa Mining’s staff, Arif, said his company is still mining in the production site while other activities are carried out in PT Semen Bosowa’s areas.

On a separate occasion, Muhammad Amin and Muhammad Arsad, from the Maros Regional House of Representatives’ (DPRD) Commission I, assumed there are certain people in the Mining Office suspected of colluding with the mining businessmen. For instance, some companies are still operating although their licenses have expired.

IIt’s true the companies provide job opportunities, but what will happen to our grandchildren in the next 30 years if the natural resources are exploited without any time limit,” Amin said. Earlier, Suardi denied the rumors about some officials in the Mining Office conspiring with mining businessmen. “If the DPRD can prove that, I am ready to be dismissed,” he said.

He also said if the DPRD wanted to, his office is ready to close down all marble mining operations. “We are only doing our job according to our superior’s policy,” he said.


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