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4 Interesting Alternatives to Being Buried

Eternal Reefs are a green — and highly unique — way to be buried!

 

Memorial space lifts are less environmentally sound, but they are certainly profound. Thanks to a simple rocket-launch, your remains or the remains of a loved one can circle the earth’s orbit or drift among the stars eternally.

 

Bringing people back from the dead? This may not be science fiction for long…

 

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Cherise Udell

Cherise Udell is a mom, clean air advocate, anthropologist and feline aficionado with the nomadic habit of taking spontaneous sojourns to unusual destinations. Before her adventures in motherhood, she was an intrepid Amazon jungle guide equipped with a pair of sturdy wellingtons and a 24-inch machete, as well as a volunteer at a rainforest animal rescue center.

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11:50AM PDT on Apr 24, 2014

I like the idea of a coral reef.

10:24AM PDT on Apr 19, 2014

What an interesting article ! Certainly food for thought.Thank you.

8:44AM PDT on Apr 4, 2014

As romantic as the star dust option sounds, I don't think it's very environmentally friendly. The amount of pollution rockets kick out is huge, plus space debris in Earth's orbit is becoming a real problems.. I wouldn't want to contribute to it.

I quite like the coral reef idea, though..

3:43AM PDT on Apr 4, 2014

Thanks for sharing Interesting.

11:50PM PDT on Apr 3, 2014

Pretty cool stuff,one can spend hours looking at those 4 web sites.I think becoming a sea reef is ok,but coming back hundreds of years from now is a much cooler idea and i really enjoyed reading up on it.

9:56PM PDT on Apr 2, 2014

Im liking coral reef concept

9:07PM PDT on Apr 2, 2014

awesome! so i'll put my ex into my finger

9:44PM PDT on Apr 1, 2014

Meaningful for those who feel this is for them.

2:24AM PDT on Mar 31, 2014

Thank you.

7:18PM PDT on Mar 30, 2014

Just not ready for this.

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