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Top 10 Endangered Places In The Southeastern U.S.

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9. Charlottesville, Virginia & Surrounding Countryside

Charlottesville countryside by Robert Llewellyn

Local and state decision-makers are attempting to revive a wasteful, destructive, and ineffective proposed bypass that would leave a permanent scar on one of the South’s most special communities.

Photo Credit: ©Robert Llewellyn

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6:49PM PST on Dec 30, 2012

Look At What We Are Doing To Our Earth

5:03AM PST on Feb 22, 2012

OMG. Some of these locations are so beautiful It is such a shame to lose them.

8:26AM PST on Feb 5, 2012

Thanks. Sad.

9:05AM PST on Feb 4, 2012

This is a very sad story. People only know how to destroy and to pollute something. And other life forms (animals, plants,...) have to go only because "we" humans do not want to share the world with other life forms, these life forms "we" would not eat (vegetarian food is not a bad idea, or eating with conscience as the so called primitive cultures did and still do, if they still exist. No meat/fish every day).

As little child i thought that rain is when God and the angels cry - because "we" humans have forgotten that we need this "intelligence", someone who could help... if "we" hadn't turned away for many centuries ago...

"Only when the last tree has been cut down; Only when the last river has been poisoned; Only when the last fish has been caught; Only then will you find that money cannot be eaten."
(Native American proverb)

"We have learned to fly the air like birds and swim the sea like fish, but we have not yet learned the simple art of living together as brothers." (Martin Luther King)

7:51AM PST on Feb 4, 2012


12:42PM PST on Feb 3, 2012

They call this progress. They should have spent more time in school.

4:10AM PST on Feb 3, 2012

There are so many things we are losing every day... we really need to do much more to reduce our impact on the globe...

4:33AM PST on Feb 2, 2012


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4:20AM PST on Feb 2, 2012

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