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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 )

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Rebecca Tarbotton, the executive director of the Rainforest Action Network (RAN) died Wednesday. She was 39.

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David C (131)
Tuesday January 1, 2013, 8:34 am
too soon....

. (0)
Tuesday January 1, 2013, 9:42 am
Great loss; a very influential woman

Sheila S (50)
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 (476)
Tuesday January 1, 2013, 3:18 pm

Holly Lawrence (430)
Tuesday January 1, 2013, 5:08 pm
An amazing woman lucky we were to have her ...

Mike H (252)
Tuesday January 1, 2013, 9:56 pm
RIP Kind of strange that he died in water and she was involved with rain

Cristina M (137)
Tuesday January 1, 2013, 10:58 pm
So sad! What a loss.

Ellen m (215)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 1:29 am
gone far to soon... :'-(

Giana Peranio-paz (398)
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 Alves (52)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 2:54 am

Darlene W (303)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 3:06 am
Blessings and prayers to her family.

Roxie H (350)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 4:36 am
we lost a great activist ,young and very odd suspicious way... hmmmm

Lindsay K (6)
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 C (97)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 5:14 am

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

Past Member (0)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 6:23 am

James Merit (144)
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.

michelle t (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....

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.

Esther Z (94)
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.

Talya H (10)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 4:25 pm

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 A (179)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 5:57 pm
So sad. RIP

Wednesday January 2, 2013, 9:54 pm
So sad, my condolences to her family. Noted Thanks Cal

Ruth M (235)
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 (239)
Thursday January 3, 2013, 4:21 am
She made a difference, and will be much missed. Thank you, Cal.

James Maynard (84)
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 (155)
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 (155)
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 (179)
Thursday January 3, 2013, 9:12 pm
How tragic! So young and useful.

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

Sergio Padilla (65)
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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