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Cerulean tears into oceans lifeship sinking.

by Ecolicity on June 1, 2012   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

My "Six Words for the Planet" is inspired by my remembrance of Iron Eyes Cody the "crying indian" from the Public Service Announcements about pollution from the 1970's. It also alludes to water being "the solvent of life" which sustains the existence of all species on planet Earth.


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