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Our earth is a living being. She is our home and provides everything that keeps us alive. From the food we eat, the water we drink, the air we breathe, our shelter and our bodies, the earth gives us life and provides the sustenance for it. We invite you to go out and wade in a spring, swim in a lake and walk or play on the beach. See what kind of birds and butterflies are fluttering about your yard. Develop an intrinsic interest and relationship with nature.  For us to be healthy, we must have access to clean water, air, and land to grow healthy food. Part of FNCA’s mission is to assess and provide solutions for environmental issues like air, water and land contamination and pollution, to reverse the damage to our planet and keep our environment clean and healthy. The Environment Committee will provide information and education on nature preservation and the protection of natural resources. Help us take care of our home. 

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Water is life. Every organism on planet Earth is connected through water. The health of the streams and rivers affects the health of the oceans, and vice versa. Lakes and ponds are reflections of the clouds above and the hidden aquifers beneath. Our drinking water is intrinsic to our well-being, and has been gradually filled with metals, industrial chemicals and estrogen compounds. Industries upstream, trash along roadsides, toxins in the atmosphere, all affect every aspect of the planetary biome. What are the existing agencies designated to care for the waterways? Are they doing their job? Is there some way to assist them in doing a better job?

Prior to the industrial revolution, and the subsequent domination of chemical industries, the war machine and commercial plastic consumption, humankind lived in some degree of harmony with the surface of our beloved Terra. Along came bulldozers, asphalt, nuclear waste and leaks, agricultural chemicals, oil spills, and unchecked waste disposal. Mother Earth is in pain, and all living kingdoms suffer with her. Who is responsible? Who wields the brooms and mops? The clean-up begins at home, but in fact the planet IS our home. It is time for intelligent stewardship and responsibility. I'm a paragraph. Click here to add your own text and edit me. It's easy.

To walk out in the morning and see the sky being laced with chemicals is to realize that humanity is at war — with ourselves. It is our first gasp of air that connects us to our physical being, and the last gasp that sends us on our way. Our homes are full of off-gassing toxins, and in many places the sky is so black with pollution that residents are advised to remain inside. Where does it end? Who is responsible? We must find the sources and remove their permissions. We have successfully removed cigarettes from public places — what about smoke stacks, jet and rocket fumes, cars, fireworks, industrial toxins of every sort? What goes up comes down, and affects EVERYTHING.