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It Drives Them Crazy

  Dear Editor: Oooooh it makes my blood boil. I'd like to email Stan Meager a piece of my mind. I hope that every automaker takes a cue from Ford, and they all start upping their donations to environmental causes. Eventually folks like Stan Meager will be seen "thumbing it" down the rural highways and begging for generic brand spark plugs! Lara Schuchat Guam   Re: What Would Jesus Drive? Dear Editor: I just read your account of the anti-SUV event outside Boston. Bravo! As an environmentally conscious Prius driver, nothing would be better than to see those monsters off …

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  Re: Zed Dear Editor: Have you thought about putting your cartoon, Zed, in schools? I think that would be a wonderful idea. After all, I am a 7th (soon to be 8th) grader and I know what children of my own age like. Some kids would really enjoy it. I have seen my fair share of non-environmentalists in my community, my brothers being some of them. Trust me, being a little environmentalist myself, I understand what it's like to be outspoken, ignored, and taunted. My ex-ex-boyfriend hates the environment. Do it for all those little environmentalists out there like …

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Roslyn Cameron, Charles Darwin Research Station

Roslyn Cameron is public support and outreach coordinator at the Charles Darwin Research Station on the Galapagos Islands. Monday, 30 Apr 2001 ISLA SANTA CRUZ, Galapagos A five-minute ride along the mangrove-lined oceanfront road on my rusty old bike finds me at the Charles Darwin Research Station. After four years, my morning commute still never ceases to fill me with awe. Bypassing the station's main buildings, I spend a few minutes alone with the rugged ocean seascape on the way to the dining room, an open-air area overlooking the turquoise ocean, before I drop off containers for my "take away," …

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  Re: Ronnie Cummins, Organic Consumers Association Dear Editor: After reading through your website, I've decided to give up my favorite ice cream, Starbucks Coffee Almond Fudge. I cannot, in good conscience, eat it and continue to nurse my baby, knowing that the list of ingredients is withholding information from me -- doesn't let me know that the ice cream contains genetically modified foods and hormones known to cause cancer. Thank goodness for Ben and Jerry's. At least they've pledged to voluntarily label their products, donate portions of their profits to improving the world at-large, and make their ice cream …

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