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National Parks Under Attack
This Web site doesn't like to take political stands, but now it is necessary.

The current administration wants to reduce the size and number of National Monuments and allow oil drilling and mining in National Parks for the first time since the system was established. If you prefer trees and streams to oil wells and pipelines, contact your representatives in Washington NOW and tell them to protect these Crown Jewels of America.

Places Earth extends sympathies and hopes to both the people fighting to restore their lives in Puerto Rica and to those who’s lives have been taken or disrupted by the shooting in Las Vegas. Also to hurricane victims in Texas, Florida, and other areas of the Gulf region. Also to the fire victims in California. So many disasters in short time, all made worse by climate change.

State Parks, Historic Sites, and Museums need your help.

Throughout the country, state parks, historic sites, museums, and similar institutions are struggling to continue operating. Because of general financial problems, many of these institutions are operating on a reduced schedule or in danger of closing. Some are being forced to sell off artifacts and property. Many will not weather these hard times without your help.

Places Earth urges everyone to support these vital and important public resources any way you can. Please donate your treasure, time, and talent. Write to your governor and other elected officials telling them to find a way to keep state parks open. It will be your loss.


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Hawaiian Islands:

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Oahu
Located in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, Hawaii is the most remote of the 50 United States. Its capitol in Honolulu is one of only two state capitols not connected to the others by highway (see Juno). Hawaii is the name of the State, the island chain, and the largest and newest of the islands. As the Pacific Plate moves northwest over a stationary hot spot, a chain of islands is created, the youngest (The Island of Hawaii, AKA "The Big Island") at the southeast end with a new island already forming which will break the surface in a few million years. As the islands erode, they get progressively smaller as the chain extends northwest, Maui the second largest, Oahu the third, Kauai the fourth, and the chain extends beyond Midway Island. Smaller islands around Maui were once part of Maui but erosion has separated them.



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