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RIP: Becky Tarbotton, Head of the Rainforest Action Network, Dies in Accident in Mexico


Environment  (tags: green, RIANFORESTS, rainforests, activists, Becky Tarbotton, environment, ecosystems, protection, nature, humans, world, politics, oceans )

Cal
- 624 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Rebecca Tarbotton, the executive director of the Rainforest Action Network (RAN) died Wednesday. She was 39.



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Dave C. (214)
Tuesday January 1, 2013, 8:34 am
too soon....
 

Allan Yorkowitz (453)
Tuesday January 1, 2013, 9:42 am
Great loss; a very influential woman
 

Sheila S. (62)
Tuesday January 1, 2013, 10:52 am
Tragic loss. I hope someone will be able to step up to the bat and pick up where she left off. A remarkable legacy for one so young.
 

Carol H. (229)
Tuesday January 1, 2013, 1:59 pm
sadly noted, thanks Cal
 

Vicky P. (464)
Tuesday January 1, 2013, 3:18 pm
rip
 

Holly Lawrence (473)
Tuesday January 1, 2013, 5:08 pm
An amazing woman ...how lucky we were to have her ...
 

Mike H. (221)
Tuesday January 1, 2013, 9:56 pm
RIP Kind of strange that he died in water and she was involved with rain
 

Cristina M. (132)
Tuesday January 1, 2013, 10:58 pm
So sad! What a loss.
 

ellen m. (222)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 1:29 am
gone far to soon... :'-(
 

Giana Peranio-Paz (383)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 2:21 am
Terrible loss.
 

Wendy C. (109)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 2:27 am
So sad. Thoughts with her loved ones.
 

Jaime A. (32)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 2:54 am
R.I.P.
 

Darlene B. (290)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 3:06 am
Blessings and prayers to her family.
 

Roxy H. (337)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 4:36 am
we lost a great activist ,young and very odd suspicious way... hmmmm
 

Lindsay Kemp (1)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 5:10 am
Very sad, and a great loss to a great cause. Let's hope there will be someone who will be able to continue the wonderful work she started.
 

Carol Cowbrough (95)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 5:14 am
Sad....R.I.P.Becky
 

Vicynthia Tjahjadi (57)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 5:17 am
That's too soon... RIP.
 

Anna M. (18)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 6:09 am
a very sad loss .. RIP

thank you for all that you accomplished in your short time here on earth
 

John S. (303)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 6:23 am
RIP
 

LMj Sunshine (127)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 9:04 am
Sad and tragic loss, Rest In Peace.
 

Lynne Buckley (0)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 12:26 pm
Sad news. RIP
 

Robert O. (12)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 12:40 pm
So sad and tragic. She was a remarkable woman. May she rest in peace. Thanks Cal.
 

kye j. (41)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 12:47 pm
Very sad. What a horrible loss re a wonderful person.
RIP Becky.
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 12:56 pm
This is a stunning blow, tonot only her family and friends, but to the survival of our world.
R.I.P., Becky. Thank you....
 

Claudia O. (73)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 2:14 pm
It is always very sad indeed to lose an intelligent activist who should have had many more years of good work ahead of her.
 

Lin Penrose (92)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 3:16 pm
I agree, her death is a loss for the planet, as well as all who cared for her. Hopefully she has ignited others like her to carry the ideals, ideas and principles with similar strength and endurance. I too, wonder about the circumstances of her death.
 

Tammy Taylor (12)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 3:36 pm
RIP Rebecca ...
 

Esther Z. (101)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 4:16 pm
R.I.P. Becky...
 

janet f. (29)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 4:19 pm
That's a terrible loss. There aren't enough people like her who care about the planet and it's animals.
 

Tal H. (8)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 4:25 pm
RIP
 

Bruno Moreira (61)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 4:26 pm
noted ty
 

Pamela C. (75)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 5:15 pm
She made a wonderful difference for the Earth.
 

Winn Adams (192)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 5:57 pm
So sad. RIP
 

Joan AWAY McAllister (1083)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 9:54 pm
So sad, my condolences to her family. Noted Thanks Cal
 

Ruth M. (252)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 10:37 pm
Noted very sad
 

magdika-cecilia Perez (131)
Thursday January 3, 2013, 3:17 am
sad loss
 

Emma S. (227)
Thursday January 3, 2013, 4:21 am
She made a difference, and will be much missed. Thank you, Cal.
 

James Maynard (68)
Thursday January 3, 2013, 10:08 am
This is so sad. Folks, Mexico has hundreds of miles of
beautiful beaches, but you have to be cautious. Two
of our beach areas here in Mazatlan are notorious for
their bad "rip tides." This is a dangerous undertow.
Please be careful.
 

greenplanet e. (157)
Thursday January 3, 2013, 5:00 pm
A very sad loss.

Re:video -- I didn't know that about Disney etc and paper from rainforests.
 

greenplanet e. (157)
Thursday January 3, 2013, 5:06 pm
We should carry forward her legacy. "Re-embedding the economy within the limits of the ecosystem" -- agree.
 

Daniel Partlow (189)
Thursday January 3, 2013, 9:12 pm
How tragic! So young and useful.
 

Ro H. (0)
Friday January 4, 2013, 7:30 am
RIP
 

Sergio Padilla (62)
Friday January 4, 2013, 3:10 pm
Why do people that really do something for the planet have to die so young! Such a shame.
 
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