New Year - Early Bloom - Global Climate Change

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    I shot these struggling blossoms late in December. For the New Year maybe we could all think about lessening our impact on the earth. Small changes like taking public transportation or a bike to work, or being more concerned with recycling and composting, or turning a light out, can go a long way if everyone was to make a concerted effort. I dislike the term global warming because in a country like Canada it sounds pleasant. Global climate change is more accurate, some places might actually get colder. Hurricanes, floods and drought are some of the not so pleasant consequences.

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    1. JuanAlvarado 64 months ago | reply

      Beautiful Colors.

    2. ~aspidistra~ 64 months ago | reply

      What a great shot and sentiment - love the colours and grain in this shot.

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    3. kindacronopio 64 months ago | reply

      wow! great! love it!

    4. spedfast 64 months ago | reply

      nice shot, and a thought i completely agree with

    5. inhumanly.beautiful [deleted] 64 months ago | reply

      so beautiful :)

    6. blueintheburgh 64 months ago | reply

      Fantastic Capture!
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    7. RobertFrancis 64 months ago | reply

      great color and grain.

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    8. Araleya 64 months ago | reply

      Struggle to bloom... sound so sad..
      Hope we could live better with nature

      HAPPY NEW YEAR 2009
      Reach to the Sky - Merry XMas and Happy New Year 2009

    9. gardinergirl 64 months ago | reply

      So dreamily beautiful!
      And yes, here's hoping we can actually wake up & make a difference for the future of our planet.

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    10. KrissyAldous.com 64 months ago | reply

      This is gorgeous

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    11. marklessard 61 months ago | reply

      Excellent picture! Beautiful

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    12. European Alternatives 49 months ago | reply

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    13. elspethbriscoe 44 months ago | reply

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    14. earthpages 43 months ago | reply

      Beautiful! Thanks very much for making this CCL; I've blogged it here: epages.wordpress.com/2010/09/23/life-can-change-on-a-dime/

    15. Eric Wedderspoon 38 months ago | reply

      how did you make that grain?

    16. Metrix X 38 months ago | reply

      It's a result of cross processing this type of expired slide film. Results in low resolution and a special sort of colour dye grain.

    17. Jim Austin Jimages 31 months ago | reply

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