Our EARTH is in the Balance of Unseen Forces

by Duane Nichols on July 26, 2015

Official 2015 NASA Photo of EARTH

President Obama Releases First Blue Marble Earth Photo in 43 Years

From an Article by Lorraine Chow, EcoWatch.com, July 21, 2015

NASA’s new Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) satellite has released a stunning, new Blue Marble photo for the first time in four decades, prompting President Obama to tweet a gentle reminder “that we need to protect the only planet we have.”

The image above was taken on July 6 literally one million miles away and is the first Blue Marble photo of our planet since 1972, when the now-iconic photo of our glistening world was snapped by the American crew of the Apollo 17 spacecraft.

“Turns out,” as NASA astronaut Scott Kelly wrote on the White House’s Medium page, “It’s quite tricky to take a good photo of the entire Earth.” Other images you’ve seen of Earth are composites assembled from multiple different shots.

EcoWatch readers know that it’s more important than ever to preserve our environment from the dire effects of climate change, and President Obama has spoken out on this issue many times before.

At his Earth Day speech delivered at the Everglades National Park this past April, the commander-in-chief emphasized this message clearly: “This is a problem now. It has serious implications for the way we live right now. Stronger storms. Deeper droughts. Longer wildfire seasons. The world’s top climate scientists are warning that a changing climate already affects the air that our children are breathing.”

At the end of his speech, Obama concluded that we must all be planetary stewards to ensure the safety of future generations:

“We are blessed with the most beautiful God-given landscape in the world. It’s an incredible bounty that’s been given to us. But we’ve got to be good stewards for it. We have to take care of it. We only get to enjoy things like our amazing national parks because great Americans like Teddy Roosevelt and Marjory Douglas and a whole bunch of ordinary folks whose name aren’t in the history books, they fought to protect our national inheritance.

And now it’s our turn to ensure that this remains the birthright of all Americans for generations to come. So many people here are active in your communities, doing what’s needed. The young people who are here, the next generation, they’re way ahead of us in understanding how important this is. Let’s make sure we don’t disappoint them. Let’s stand up and do what’s right before it’s too late.”

>>>>> See the following recent articles:

7 Climate Records Broken in 2014 Indicates Earth Is ‘Gravely Ill’

Exxon Exposed for Spending Millions on Climate Change Denial

See also: www.FrackCheckWV.net

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CBS News 3-22-15 July 26, 2015 at 8:30 pm

CBS 60 Minutes, Host Charlie Rose presents the Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson who describes the significance of viewing and understanding the EARTH. This Earth is part of the Universe, from which we descend. Caring for Earth is essential:



EcoWatch.com 7/24/15 July 26, 2015 at 8:34 pm

Our UNIVERSE is described in an 8 minute video by astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, director of the Hayden Planetarium of New York City. Where did we come from and why is our Earth so special:



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