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Thursday, October 30 2014 @ 05:14 AM PDT

Kids Corner


Global warming, air pollution, pesticides in our food and chemicals in our water. These are just a few of the problems that threaten the health and well being of the human race today.

by Ron Gilmore

In response, a new breed of Superhero has emerged to save us from our ecological shortsightedness and those that would abuse our world for their own benefit.

Adventure and peril await as Rawman and Green-Girl tirelessly fight the never-ending battle to right that which is wrong and save our planet.

Their first movie "Beware the Beekeeper" was shown at the 2008 Raw Lifestyle Film Festival

View the film here on Green-LA.com

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Green Map For Kids

My Watershed, the Ocean and Me; Kid’s Green Map includes downtown Santa Monica, the Santa Monica Pier and adjacent Santa Monica Bay. The purpose of the map is to show the marine aquatic life found under and near the pier and adjacent beaches and illustrate the impacts of pollution, from downtown and the pier activities, on these resources.es.

The habitat communities found under or near the pier, and which support different animal communities include the:

•Beach
•Sandy sea bottom
•Breakwater
•Pier pilings
•Open ocean and
•Santa Monica Bay watersheds.

On this map is located information about the creatures which live in the above habitat communities such as:
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16 year old creates own electric truck

We all know the major manufacturers are saying it can’t be done, so I guess it’s up to the youth!

Andrew Angelloti, an Ecomodder forum member, converted his very own 1988 Mazda pickup to run on electricity last year, using $6,000 he had saved up from his part time job as a life guard. He built his truck using 20 flooded lead acid batteries to create 120 volts, which he couples to a 60 HP 9” electric motor.

How does it perform?

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Adventures For Kids

Life is much more than us adults. Don't forget about the little ones. Here are some ideas to spend some quality time with your kids in the Los Angeles area.

Much of larger-than-life L.A. is as appealing to kids as it is to adults. Many of the city's best attractions, like the Venice Beach's Ocean Front Walk, Hollywood's Farmers Market, and Downtown's Olvera Street (part of the El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historic District) have a kid-friendly, carnival-like atmosphere. The novelty of sights such as the Walk of Fame and Grauman's Chinese Theatre appeals to kids as well. Older kids in particular love to go on studio tours and to TV tapings.
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Anatole France

To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.
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Environmental Youth

It's 2008. Times are different and everyone is adapting to a new time. Extreme weather, wars and fast food. We have grown to an age where information is happening at rapid speeds. It's time to build a bright future for our kids. ...

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