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Wednesday, January 26, 2011
Pray for God’s Creation
Mountain Top Mining
Mountaintop removal / valley fill coal mining (MTR) has been called strip mining on steroids. One author says the process should be more accurately named: mountain range removal. Mountaintop removal /valley fill mining annihilates ecosystems, transforming some of the most biologically diverse temperate forests in the world into biologically barren moonscapes.
Read More from the Mountain Justice organization.
Christians Working to Save God’s Creation
Restoring Eden, officially Christians for Environmental Stewardship, was formed in the early 1990s by Peter Illyn, an evangelical pastor from the Pacific Northwest. Peter, an avid wilderness hiker, a few summers earlier had taken two llamas – Frank and Jesse – on a record-setting thousand-mile llama trek up the spine of the Cascade Mountains. According to Peter, "I went into the mountains a minister, but I came out an environmental activist."
Read more about Peter Illyn and Restoring Eden.