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About Earth Care ACTIONS Volunteers ~ FIRST-THE EARTH! Add 1-3:Awd
All EARTH ~ VOLUNTEERS! -- Learn / Teach: Paradise Earthcare; Volunteer training; Environment ; Community service; Civic Planning; Plant~Protect~Prosper: Nature-regeneration; Sustainable Living; Water-protection; Design & Promotion of Healthy & Aesthetic Living; Sail-training; Film Production; Transformation Awareness; Social healing, Social Networking, Ethics, Quality Lifestyle, etc. * Be EARTH-wise * || [Above images]: Abstract Rainbow Star Divider -- chu chu rocket || PULSE! -- xhelloxbattyx || Save Earth -- κατερινα || New Pyramids -- pixibaby77 ||
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. AWARDS: Click!!! ***EARTH CARE Actions Volunteers AWARD codes -- Please add any of these AWARDS to images you select in our pool.
. INVITE-AWARD: To invite an image to our group, please add this GOLD EARTHCARE APPRECIATION INVITE-AWARD -- to invite great images to our exhibit in our group.
. RRR-RULES: Before you enter images in EAV [Earthcare Actions Volunteers] online group, CLICK here! to SEE OUR RULES
. HOW TO VOLUNTEER: *Show us your BEST! shots.* Next, *Click here!! for EXCITING EARTHCARE ACTIONS! VOLUNTEERING!!
. NEW!!! -- OUR MEMBER BADGE -- FOR YOUR BLOG / FLICKR PROFILE -- Temporarily unavailable ... Later - [click here] .
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Images:Marine biologist -- minge || Paradise -- trendymoda || Demi Lovato at Atlantis in Paradise -- pretty toly || [Above]: Earth -- xxx$ofiaxxx || RUN FOR IT! -- crazy4horses || Save Our Earth -- cel18 || Earth as a Heart -- mymileyclubmmc [or Love the Earth -- neversay_900] || Sunset sailing -- whitedove_3 || [Below] MARK TWAIN -- A Long Lost Photo ? -- Okinawa Soba ||
Mark Twain: “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”
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"Now is a time to prove we LOVE NATURE. --
Put Earth first -- before self in this critical moment in Earth History. Duty before self, as socially, we create the future we need, a new society -- whole, free, and remarkable. ... Here's to our wonderful home -- reborn, as 'the sustainable blue-green planet, EARTH!' -- "FIRST - THE EARTH!" - Melcir
WELCOME to visitors and members -- We’re a * F~U~N * group of genuinely concerned photographers & photo AWARD givers. But not all are using flickr, so we have non-photographers too, elsewhere. We are each gaining in capacity to give Earth our help and support, online and via EARTH-Care volunteer groups. As members, we LOOK AFTER not only ourselves and fellow members, but ALSO give our time and support to the EARTH & NATURE!!!
NEWS!! At last we have a First-the Earth! Volunteers Member Button, so once you join us officially, do please add this to your own Profile. [Presently unavailable] MEMBER BADGE -- Just click! -- copy/ paste. Let your Profile wear it with pride!
Images: Conservation -- dezgyrl || Heron in the Mangroves -- vicequeenmaria || recycle 4 a tomorrow -- lovemeb4uhateme ||
Images: God Rays in Paradise -- sione || [Below]: R U a square? -- headoverhealstohollows ||
. WANT TO HELP EARTH TRANSFORM? -- The purpose of this group is to demonstrate a safe and vibrant path for transformation to global sustainable eco-living. -- Thus all the group's members MUST volunteer, either online and / or in realtime, to help internationally, or for local meetups, etc. As we each engage in social transformation, we are able to share our own personal experience with those exploring their own lifestyle transitions.
. OUR ECA FOCUS: Our focus is on happiness, kindness, politeness, and community-oriented values, which are respectful, positive, and pleasant toward other souls. We aim to be gentle, yet clear and decisive. We help members become better photographers and stronger humans, as we collectively help to restore and protect NATURE and live sustainably. Our photos and art images vibrate with energy as together, we develop a new way of being! Always think: ~ ***Earthcare ACTIONS VOLUNTEERS! ~ 'FIRST-THE EARTH!'
Image: Rescue The Rainforest-- Foxicat || [Entrant in our 2007 Photo-Art Competition] -- Dreams of being a future Ms. Sustainable Living World -- julieat ||
Are you READY to be a volunteer? -- If so, just apply to join us. Click on the Join? query [above the double photo row at the top of this page]. On our entry popup, REMEMBER to tell us how you wish to assist Earthcare in this social transformation: -- ie. online and / or in real-time and in your current area, or elsewhere. We are happy to welcome you! [NEW MEMBERS: For our photo themes, etc. ~ Click! here: Great extra information to help you enjoy our group ... -- Under construction. Please check back later].
. OUR ECA FOCUS IS VOLUNTEERING? -- To be an EARTHCARE photographer please VOLUNTEER!!! -- Online or out there!! Be a team-builder. Join us as a PHOTOGRAPHER-VOLUNTEER. You are invited to play a real part in helping wisdom to prosper, for all to transform and become self-empowered, to help save the planet. Honour this urge to creativity by giving some of your time. -- This helps us to develop in generosity and personal responsibility, as we discover more positive ways to be, to share, to heal.
Images: Earthcare -- debbyrc || Lighting the Path -- noshitsherlock || Tito horse -- rubytuesday ||
Three women riders -- morganlefay ||
. HOW YOU CAN HELP: Be a caring photographer. Join our group (+1800 members internationally; 20,000 images; plus +60,000 visits). Take well-composed, lively, QUALITY photos. -- Share your best with US. Share the care! -- Give generously with your FAVES and comments, plus with our AWARDS -- to photos you like in our pool. Share an image a day, if you wish -- about volunteer work, love of Nature, and joyful play! IMPORTANT: Always comment on ONE (1) or more image[s] in our pool, each time you add 1-3 of your images to the group.
Please regularly give our Awards to images in our group which you consider inspiring, or WORLD CLASS. Copy and paste a suitable AWARD from our ECA-FTE PHOTO AWARDS below, and add a pleasant comment, plus a FAVE -- to help bring focus to our cause. NOTE: You are ALWAYS welcome to give out our AWARDS, plus INVITE SUITABLE IMAGES. Unsuitable images will be removed, plus members will be advised. If the invite of inappropriate images continues, offending individuals will be removed from the group. As a member, you do NOT need to first enter an image, to add your comments, with our AWARD - INVITES to images in our pool.
Images: 221 - man the yards Waterford pilotage -- breganze981 || Green house -- terry_wha || asparacus field -- jmbgermany || 12.2006 -- like the time when the moon was thousands of miles closer -- Matilde B ||
. AWARD - INVITE INSPIRING IMAGES TO OUR GROUP, which further our goals.Use our beautiful Click!!! -- GOLD APPRECIATION AWARD-INVITE , plus your own nice comments +FAVE stars. EARTHCARE group's images are in global support for the planet. -- Make it your habit to genuinely give our AWARDS, to promote showing kindness to others.
. WHAT TO INVITE ~ Placing high-quality images in our group gives Earth-caring members a wonderful opportunity to become better-known globally. Our favorite photo-essays are those which help us all to better appreciate, and to be pro-active in planet care, and to develop strong, positive personal values which are ethically and morally mature, and endorse good-citizen community values. ... . Find Nature conservancies, plus architectural inspirations, green-homemakers and solar sailors. -- Invite their photos to our group!!! Showcase: Nature; and wildlife rescue; plus environment; and habitat conservation volunteers -- in action, etc. Give your time often, eg. find - invite truly iconic images to our pool.
We do much MORE than just share images of sustainable Earth, Nature, Volunteer events, etc., and give AWARDS. We VOLUNTEER in Earthcare, and give our time. Discover the fun and 'karmic credits club' of eco-friendship and goodwill, by giving praise to others and their works. Go back to our GROUP ESSENTIALS (above), and scoop up any / all of our AWARDS to give out -- liberally -- to works in our pool. Some good deeds for the day include giving more than you get!! ... 8-)) Next, venture forth in your newfound transformed sense of appreciation and adventure. Get involved, and do good works in community service. -- Always take your camera, to record and share with your EARTHCARE colleagues, the unique features of each community center, or activities group you work with, or discover.
Image: off again to Africa -- angela7dreams || You go Your Way I ... -- gr8dezine ||
WHAT IS THE PARADISE PERSPECTIVE?. Discover it here ...
Images: Nature -- sardanuy || Wildlife -- whitedove_3 || red and yellow traffic -- lilnickumz ||
IDEAL CHOICE OF FORMAL BODY TO CREATE ~ IE. FOUNDATION, CHARITY, INSTITUTE, ETC : We seek input by an experienced non-profit specialist to guide our thinking, and to help us draft a suitable organizational plan and constitution. If you can help, please contact me.
Images: R U Ready? -- halleysmommy77|| mark your calendars -- lilangelita77|| Community Garden -- mavericksangel || Country Life -- poetic1||
. GRRR-EEN EVENTS & ACTIVITIES: -- We advise, and give assistance in advance-planning, eg. for waterway cleanups, plus community Earthcare and revegetation programs, or other projects. We also provide online and face-2-face education, guidance and networking training programs, plus community development projects. -- ** READY TO HELP? We welcome your support. We seek to be wise helpers, and engage in both restorative action, and futuristic research, as inspirational idea producers and developers of inventions, lifestyle themes, for global community programs and services.
Images: [Top row]:Butterfly -- carrotsticks || gandhi: be the change you wish... -- madame m || The Office -- lilteddymouse || Polar Bear watches his home melt -- peace1 || Multicolor changing shrooms -- lilnickumz || [Lower row] : friends for change -- angiiee♥∂σякσѕιту|| Fractal SNAIL -- Monkey50 || Wild horses at Sunset -- *$*total horse || Sail away -- whitedove_3 || Dolphin sunset -- dolphinlefty ||
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Images: Gala Auction -- ebonee_rose || Sandwich Board - Sale Sign -- 3iz || Computer – Online Auction -- tararoyal || Yard Sale -- raiderma || Bake Sale -- tararoyal || Let's Meet [4 Coffee] -- sweetypie12 ||
. FUNDRAISING EVENTS -- We plan to hold a variety of face-to-face fundraiser events, plus establish regular local meetups ~ eg. in your own region. To learn more, let us know your city or region, and how you can help, eg. Give clerical support for our fundraising and Sustainable living in nature groups online, our Discussions, and help for your local community groups.
. Click here!! to discover . ALL THE ADVENTUROUS JOYS OF VOLUNTEERING
Images: Eco-House -- mtnwa || Think Green -- miss_angela || BedZED -- telex4 ||
. WHAT WE PROMOTE: We support global Nature-conservative and sustainable living positive eco-photo art, plus we help members to gain skills in online and face-to-face VOLUNTEER SERVICE.
The "Eco-House" [above left, by mtnwa], is in Stockholm, Sweden. It uses solar panels, and has gray-water recycling, plus numerous further sustainable designs. The eco-community [pictured above right -- by telex4] is: BedZED -- UK's largest eco-village, whose aim is to reduce ecological and carbon footprints to a sustainable, "one planet" level. Their plan? -- "reducing energy use, providing renewable energy, minimising the embodied energy of the buildings, reducing fossil fuel miles and also tackling food, waste, water usage and flooding" . Details: -- Bedzed info
. We invite members to explore and present, or invite to our group, highly-effective quality images of eco-hi-tech, sustainable living, etc., eg. wind and solar power. Send these images to our pool, plus add suitable Pics + chat to our Discussion threads. -- We'll cheer your efforts with our AWARDS and praises!! -- For inspiration, we recommend you do some thematic searches of the wonderful and diverse database image collection in our group's pool [about 20,000 images].
OUR PHOTO EXHIBITION IS AN INCREDIBLE RESOURCE!! .
Images: Take time to think... It is the source of power -- martian cat || Green is Sexy -- anaterium || flowers -- ewasara ||
We ask that youo Volunteer 1+ hr weekly + of your time to EARTHCARE duties, eg. tag our pool images "firsttheearth" -- or perform other online or teal-time activities. With the support of genuine Volunteers, we can focus our online and in-person volunteer activity team skills to help protect and nurture the planet. Share images of
-- Nature in wild environment, or conservation areas
-- scientific, educational, and community heritage teams
-- non-profit helpers, who work around the planet to:
. -- reduce global climate change
. -- promote eco-friendly, renewable energy ~ solar, wind power, wave-surge
. -- provide training and support in Earthcare, through
+ . water-conservation
+ . habitat protection
+ . arboriculture and re-forestation planting, etc.
+ . marine education and tallship sail-training
Images: Orca trainer dream -- animaltrainer91 || My heart's in the trees -- donaldsbabygirl || Heart in Tree -- limegreenbeautyqueen ||
Seeing through Dreams -- tkiran ||
. Note: When you add an image to our pool, you also give us permission to add the image to our group promotions. [Ask for information, if you wish] We credit any inserted item and link it back to your Flickr photostream. We do not edit your image, but may resize our copy, and/ or make a minor crop, to fit our site formatting. This gives you a free quality onsite promotion [and your image could be included in a print run, later], with our selection of Earthcare images. As we seek sponsors, and explore ways to co-operate with other leading Planet-protector and sustainable living groups, your great image could be right there with us, to represent and highlight your own photostream, and thus perhaps gain for yourself new professional queries, and / or new clients. . Furthermore: WHEN ANYONE CLICKS ON YOUR IMAGE in our group, they have the option to view the images in YOUR PHOTOSTREAM. Your photo writeups should thus provide additional information on your career, plus highlight suggested viewing of your preferred images.
. Want to join us as a Volunteer ? ... . Click here!! ... to learn more about EARTHCARE ACTIONS! VOLUNTEERING !!
Images: Fredrick the literaterian -- ozzie8820 || Unidentified -- || I Love you this much -- dianatredondobeth || Squirrel photographer
-- padabearz || [Above}: Save the Earth -- miss_angela || Ocean -- carrotsticks || sailing -- ilovegarfield || Ken Rameriez --
animaltrainer91 || [Divider]: Seashells -- amorcachanilla ||
Statistics for Flickr group: ***EARTHCARE Actions Volunteers! ~ FIRST-THE EARTH! Photo-ART Ent3:Awd1
21,627 photos | 1,782 members | 23 Mar 07