Sammarco, Paul W. Dr., is a Professor at the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium
(LUMCON) in Chauvin, Louisiana, USA. He has been conducting research on coral reef ecology for 30 years, in the western
Atlantic (Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico, and the Bahamas) and on the Great Barrier Reef, Australia. He has served an Assistant
Professor at Clarkson University (NY), a senior research scientist at the Australian Institute of Marine Science, and
Executive Director and a Research Professor at LUMCON. He also served as the Director of Environmental Research for
the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet in Australia for several years. He has worked at the margins of ecology
and evolution and at the interface of physics, chemistry, geology, and mathematics for many years. With respect
to work on Gulf of Mexico, Dr. Sammarco is currently conducting an interdisciplinary study to determine sources and sinks
of coral larvae. Working with US Department of the Interior – Minerals Management Service, he is attempting
to demonstrate the expansion of Caribbean corals into the Gulf of Mexico through their colonization of offshore oil and
Savage, Merle Exxon Valdez Survivor (b. 1938
- d. 2011) was a female general foreman during the EVOS beach cleanup in 1989, which turned into 20 years of extensive
health deterioration for her and many other workers. Dr. Riki Ott visited her in 2007 to explain about the toxic spraying
on the beaches. Dr. Ricki Ott also informed her that Exxon's medical records and the reports that surfaced in litigation brought
by sick workers in 1994, had been sealed from the public, making it impossible to hold Exxon responsible for their actions.
Dr. Riki Ott has devoted her life to taking control from corporations and giving it back to the public.
Christopher Director University Art Museum California curatorial projects have focused on a wide variety of
genres, artists and issues. His writings have appeared in New Art
Examiner, Sculpture, and Art Papers magazines and he has published numerous exhibition catalogues including
Nosegays and Knuckle Sandwiches: Work By Thomas Woodruff; Green Acres:
Neo Colonialism in the US; On Translation: The Games; and Mining Culture in Technicolor.
Scoates holds an MFA in photography from Cranbrook Academy of Art and a BFA in graphic design from the University
of Florida. Also, he studied at Salisbury College of Art in the Film and Photography program.
Mike Founder Enrichment.com is President and Editor-in-Chief of Enrichment.com, an idea envisioned on a walk down a Soho street
in Manhattan during the winter of 1990. Within this vision was the sense that as the world converges technologically, so is
the time also ripe for a convergence and new integration between people, races, genders, religions and cultures...coming together
and finding common ground through dialogue and heart-felt expression. The time is also fertile for increased opportunities
for human fulfillment, and the growth of human potentiality - through service to the Earth and humanity, vocational/entrepreneurial
growth, and creative/ spiritual insight, growth and self-development. Schwager authored many business plans that described
the Enrichment theme within various media formats. Enrichment.com is the culmination of this process.
Schwartz, Erich Consultant & Entrepreneur
in developing and implementing
strategic plans and solutions for a variety of organizations globally and across industries.
Specifically, he has been highly successful with sustainability
programs, large scale information and educational technology
projects, and telecommunications infrastructure
integration projects for Fortune 500, Crown Corporations, Governments, and
mid-size businesses throughout the world. Erich is an experienced leader,
working with business, government, and community
stakeholders to develop long term strategies and influence
policy. He has managed globally distributed teams of professionals
across functions, including hardware and software engineering, program
and project management, training, communications and
marketing, and business owners. Working with these teams Erich has been able
to successfully conceive, design, implement,
and transition projects while meeting quality, time and budget
requirements. Over the last few years, Erich combined the breadth
and depth of his business experience with a life-long passion for a sustainable
environment by establishing and running Greenomics
Corporation, a consultancy that combines business,
education, and community leadership to help transition businesses and communities
to sustainable practices while maintaining or increasing profitability.
Laird Researcher and Author Dogon Civilzation is an independent software designer from Albany, New York who writes
about ancient mysteries, cosmology and language. His work includes articles published in the University of Chicago's Anthropology
News academic journal, in Temple University's Encyclopedia of African Religion, and in the Vassar Quarterly Magazine. His
book "The Science of the Dogon" was taught at Colgate University under the title "Hidden Meanings: A Study
of the Founding Symbols of Civilization." He is featured in John Anthony West's "Magical Egypt" documentary
series and in "The Pyramid Code", a series broadcast by the Documentary Channel. He has been interviewed on a variety
of radio programs around the world including Red Ice Radio in Sweden. He has presented at conferences on Ancient Mysteries
including Walter Cruttenden's annual CPAK (Conference on Precession and Ancient Knowledge) Conference.
Karen Painter is from Annapolis, Maryland
– the sailing capital of the world. As a teenager she began
dabbling in acrylics and painted sailboats, landscapes
and birds. Her painting then abruptly ended with the beginning
of college and careers including accounting, real estate,
running her own retail establishment and even working as a paranormal investigator
and psychic medium. She did sign up for
oil painting as a college elective on one occasion, but
during the class turned out sheet after sheet of brown mud. Quoted "If
it weren’t for fast drying acrylic paints, I simply would not be
able to paint." Twenty seven years later in 2011 she found
herself with some time on her hands. She hunted down her acrylic paints
and after all of those years found to her surprise
that they were still good! She started by painting Arabian horses as her
family had once raised those when she was
a kid. For Sharp it was like old times again. She quickly took over their families
sunroom and began to think of it as her real painting studio.
Founder Turning the Wheel
accomplishes major miracles in large
part because of the talent and inspiration of its founder and executive/artistic director, Alana Shaw. An inspiring and empowering
facilitator, she has over 30 years experience teaching in 25 cities in the US and Canada. She holds an MFA
is Dance from the University of Colorado with a thesis on healing and reintegration through creative expression, and is the
author of “Dancing Our Way Home,” a 342 page manual of exercises, stories and wisdom. She is also a certified
Hendricks Body/Mind Vibrance Coach.
“Everything we do in Turning the Wheel is an attempt to come back into relationship with our interdependence as human
beings, and with the need for love, not power, to form the basis for how we live on the earth. We are passionately committed
to building and sustaining transformative communities that are inclusive of all people, and that reach for and model unconditional
love and acceptance as the norm.” Alana Shaw
Dr. Ocean Pollution Researcher & Commentator is an outspoken and influential voice on ocean pollution, Dr. Shaw has conducted large-scale scientific investigations
on the effects of hundreds of environmental chemicals in marine animals. She is credited as the first scientist to show that
brominated flame retardants and perfluorinated chemicals in consumer products have contaminated marine mammals and commercially
important fish stocks in the northwest Atlantic Ocean. Her research has influenced policy decisions in the US and abroad,
including the Maine legislature's decision to ban the neurotoxic flame retardant decabromodiphenyl ether (Deca), and the subsequent
US phase-out of the chemical. Shaw serves on the International Panel on Chemical Pollution, a global consortium of scientists
urging policymakers to improve management of toxic chemicals. She lectures on the ocean crisis and chemical pollution at scientific
conferences in the US, Europe, and Asia, and she is amplifying the ocean message as Chair of the International Explorers Club's
State of the Oceans Forums.
Yogiraj Gurunath was born in Gwalior (northern), India on May 10, 1944, and is
descended from the ancient family of Ikshavaku Rama of the Solar Dynasty. Though he belonged to a royal family, with all
the comforts of palace life, he was a born siddha and went into spontaneous
enlightened states from the age of 3. Spiritually realized from a very young age, he cast away his royal ties after
completing his educational responsibilities and fulfilled his calling as
a yogi. While traveling
as a teenager in the Himalayas, Yogiraj was blessed and empowered by the spiritual
supermen of the Himalayan caves. His divine transformation flowered after his deep and personal experiences with the
supreme yogi-Christos known as the Mahavatar (Supreme Spirit Incarnate) Shiva-Goraksha-Babaji
(the same mentioned by Paramahansa Yogananda in his "Autobiography
of a Yogi"). With these blessings he was charged with the duty to spread the teachings of "Earth peace through
Self peace" and spiritual evolution of Consciousness through the divine
science of Kundalini Kriya Yoga meditation.
Simmons, Matthew Energy Advisor (b. April 7,
1943 - d. August 8, 2010) was past Chairman
of the National Ocean Industries Association, and served as energy adviser to President George W. Bush, among others. Simmons
is author of the book Twilight in the Desert: The Coming Saudi Oil Shock and the World Economy, which examines oil reserve
decline rates to help raise awareness of the unreliability of Middle
reserves. Simmons is one of the top minds in the world when it comes to energy. His work has been followed internationally
for over 35 years and Matt's company Simmons & Company International has served as co-manager on over $38 billion in public
debt and equity offerings. Simmons & Company has also acted as financial advisor in $140 billion of transactions,
including 550 merger and acquisitions worth over $97 billion.
Sorbo, Kevin Actor has enjoyed success on television for over 20 consecutive years, a feat rarely accomplished
by an actor. Sorbo quickly rose to stardom in the title role of the hit series, “Hercules, the Legendary Journeys”.
The immense popularity of the 5 initial 2-hour telefilms in 1993 resulted in the launch of a weekly series by 1994. The series
not only became a breakout hit by becoming the number one first-run program in syndication, it also passed “Baywatch”
as the most watched TV show in the world. The innovative action hour revitalized the entire action/adventure genre on television
and fostered two spin-off series, “Xena, Warrior Princess”, and “Young Hercules”. Sorbo also directed
two episodes of the show, and co-wrote one installment. Following the success of “Hercules”, Sorbo went on to
star in the lead role of “Captain Dylan Hunt” in “Gene Roddenberry’s, Andromeda”. The series,
based upon writings from the late “Star Trek” creator’s archives, debuted as the number one hour show in
first run syndication and held that spot throughout it’s five year run from 2000-2005.
Soto, Rodney Dr. M.D. was originally born in Ecuador and migrated
to the United States in 1989 after completion of his Medical School. In the US, Dr. Soto
trained in internal medicine at the Catholic Medical Center of Brooklyn
and Queens in New York City, and then performed three years of residency training
in neurology at the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Soto then completed two additional years of fellowship
training in vascular and critical care neurology at the Comprehensive Stroke
Center at UAB. He is board certified in General Neurology and Vascular Neurology.
He specializes in the treatment and prevention of cerebrovascular disorders and is very knowledgeable
about neurodegenerative diseases of the nervous system. He has served as the medical Director
of the UAB stroke center in Birmingham, AL and the Regional Stroke Center
at Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola, FL.
Stevens, Cleve Dr. an established authority on the psychology of leadership and
the technology of leadership and organizational transformation, Cleve Stevens, Ph.D. has been formally engaged in the field
of leadership development for more than 20 years. He has served as an advisor and leadership development consultant to top
business leaders and Fortune 500 companies in North America, Europe and Asia.Dr. Stevens has taught leadership and business
leadership at the graduate and undergraduate level at the University of Southern California, Beijing University and North
Eastern University (China).
an established authority on the psychology of leadership and the technology of leadership and organizational transformation,
Cleve Stevens, Ph.D. has been formally engaged in the field of leadership development for more than 20 years. He has served
as an advisor and leadership development consultant to top business leaders and Fortune 500 companies in North America, Europe
and Asia.Dr. Stevens has taught leadership and business leadership at the graduate and undergraduate level at the University
of Southern California, Beijing University and North Eastern University (China). established Humanitad in 1999, is a non sectarian organization
dedicated to uniting people and nations of the world beyond the artifice
of religious, cultural and socio-economic divides. The organisation serves as architect and facilitator of global initiatives
impacting sustainability, social & economic reform and human and planetary
welfare and betterment. It fosters arts and cultural exposition, education
programs and coherent and progressive exchange amongst international leadership. It is a
dedicated platform for experts in socio-economics, media, education, science & technology, research
and advocacy, arts & culture, diplomacy & conflict-resolution. He
iis Executive Producer of the Millennium Development Goals Awards which
launched at the UN General Assembly in New York. The prestigious event exemplifies nations, organisations and individuals
most impacting the critical issues facing humanity and our planet from
poverty eradication through to environmental sustainablity.
Subra, Wilma M.S. is committed to protecting the environment
and the health and safety of citizens, Wilma Subra started Subra Company
in 1981. Subra Company is a chemistry lab and environmental consulting firm
in New Iberia, LA. Mrs. Subra provides technical assistance to citizens, across the United States and some
foreign countries, concerned with their environment by combining technical research and
evaluation. This information is then presented to community members so that
strategies may be developed to address their local struggles. Utilizing the information
gained from community involvement, the needs identified are translated into policy changes at the State and
Federal level through service on multi-stake holder committees. Mrs. Subra holds degrees in Microbiology/Chemistry
from the University of Southwestern Louisiana. She received the MacArthur Fellowship ?Genius? Award from the MacArthur
Foundation for helping ordinary citizens understand, cope with and combat
environmental issues in their communities and was one of three finalist in
the Environmental Category of the 2004 Volvo for Life Award.
Daniel James (known as Suelo, born 1961) is
an American simple living adherent who stopped using money in the autumn of 2000. He was born in Denver
and currently lives part-time in a cave near Moab, Utah when he is not wandering
the country. Suelo gained notoriety in October 2009 when his profile appeared
in the US men's style print magazine Details.His biography, The Man Who Quit Money, was written by Mark SundeenSuelo is
one of a number of individuals who voluntarily live without money.His biography, The Man Who Quit Money, was written by
Mark SundeenSuelo is one of a number of individuals who voluntarily live without money.
Sullivan, Bob Correspondent & Author MSNBC is the author of popular blog The Red Tape Chronicles
on msnbc.com, and a technology writer with a focus on technology crime and consumer fraud. Bob is also the author of
three books, including the 2008 New York Times Best-Seller, Gotcha
Capitalism, and the 2010 New York Times Best Seller, Stop Getting Ripped Off! He appears regularly on various NBC News
programs, including the Today show, NBC Nightly news, CNBC, and
NBC affiliates around the country. He is the nation’s leading journalist covering identity fraud and has written more
than 100 articles on the subject since 1996.
Mark Author was
born in Harbor City, California, in 1970. He is an award-winning writer
whose nonfiction has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, Outside, National Geographic
Adventure, the Believer, and elsewhere. He is the author of the books Car Camping (HarperCollins,
2000) and The Making of Toro (Simon & Schuster, 2003), and co-author
of North By Northwestern (St. Martin’s, 2010), which was a New York
Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller. He has taught fiction and nonfiction at the MFA creative writing programs
at the University of New Mexico and Western Connecticut State University.
He lives in Montana and Utah. His latest book explores the life of Daniel
Suelo - "The Man Who Quit Money."
D.B. Actor was born November 14, 1961, in Shoreham, New
York. He has two sisters and one brother. Before he thought about acting he wanted to be a professional baseball player, but
a motorcycle accident ended that dream. He graduated from Tulane University. He has made four theater appearances on both
Broadway and in L.A. productions. He used the name Danny Sweeney at the beginning of his acting career, but since there was
another actor with that name on the SAG/AFTRA productions, he had to change his name, and chose D.B. Sweeney. He first started
out with small roles, gradually increasing the size of his parts as he began appearing in mini-series and TV shows. He has
been a voice for two Disney children movies. His love of baseball did land him two roles, playing Shoeless Joe Jackson in
Eight Men Out (1988) and a baseball coach in Hard Ball (2001). He has appeared in science-fiction movies including Fire in
the Sky (1993) and he appealed to female fans in the romantic The Cutting Edge (1992), in which he played an ex-hockey layer
turned figure skater. That role led to his playing hockey in celebrity games. Recently he has moved from actor to writer/director
with his film Dirt Nap (2006/II), which has been a big hit at film festivals. He is married and has two children.
Tenpenny, Sherry Dr. Vacination Critic and Advocate for Change
as a member of the prestigious
National Speaker’s Association, is an outspoken advocate for free choice in healthcare, including the right to refuse
vaccination. As an internationally known speaker, she is highly sought after for her ability to present scientifically
sound information regarding vaccination hazard and warnings that are rarely portrayed by conventional medicine. Most
importantly, she offers hope through her unique treatments offered at OsteoMed II for those who have been vaccine-injured.
"We have been programmed by the medical community and the media to believe that everyone – children and adults
-- will become sick, and likely die, unless they are vaccinated. This explains why not vaccinating can be unfathomable to
new parents who are unreasonably terrified of what were considered normal childhood illnesses only a few decades ago."
Terry, Sara Founder of the Aftermath Project
A former award-winning staff correspondent for the Christian
Science Monitor and magazine freelance writer, Sara Terry made a mid-career transition into photojournalism and documentary
photography in the late 1990s. Her long-term project about the aftermath of war in Bosnia -- “Aftermath: Bosnia’s
Long Road to Peace” -- was published in September 2005 by Channel Photographics and was named as one of the best photo
books of the year by Photo District News. Her work has been published in newspapers and magazines in the United States, Spain,
Italy, Belgium, Sweden, Bosnia, and Japan. Her photographs have been exhibited at such venues as the United Nations, the Moving
Walls exhibition at the Open Society Institute in New York, the Museum of Photography in Antwerp, and the Leica Gallery in
Solms, Germany, and has been selected for the “Discoveries” 2010 show at Fotofest, Houston. Her work is in the
permanent collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and in many private collections.
William Professor Fellow to the American Academy for the Advancement of Science, Professor
Emeritus William A. Tiller, of Stanford University’s Department of Materials Science, spent 34 years in academia after
9 years as an advisory physicist with the Westinghouse Research Laboratories. He has published over 250 conventional scientific
papers, 3 books and several patents. In parallel, for over 30 years, he has been avocationally pursuing serious experimental
and theoretical study of the field of psychoenergetics which will very likely become an integral part of "tomorrow’s"
physics. In this new area, he has published an additional 100 scientific papers and four seminal books.
"For the last four hundred years, an unstated assumption of science is that human intention cannot affect
what we call "physical reality." Our experimental research of the past decade shows that, for
today's world and under the right conditions, this assumption is no longer correct. We humans are much more than we think
we are and Psychoenergetic Science continues to expand the proof of it." - William A. Tiller
Tips, Scott JD received his Bachelor of Arts degree, magna cum laude, from the University
of California at Los Angeles in 1976, studied at the Sorbonne (Paris I)
from 1976-1977, and obtained his Juris Doctorate degree from the University
of California, Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall) in 1980, where he was the Managing Editor of the California
Law Review. A California-licensed attorney, he was admitted to the California Bar
in 1980 and has specialized in food-and-drug law and trademark law, but
also engages in business litigation, general business law, and nonprofit organizations, with
an international clientele. Since 1989, Mr. Tips has been the General Counsel for the National Health
Federation, the World's oldest health-freedom organization for consumers.
In 2007, Mr. Tips became NHF President, and has been a speaker for the organization
on several continents.
Tobias, Michael Charles American author, ecologist, mountaineer and filmmaker (born June 27, 1951) is an American author, ecologist, mountaineer,
and filmmaker. His concerns include "the anthropology of conscience", which emphasizes humanity's
capacity for non-violence, compassion, and tolerance. Tobias is an advocate for animal rights;
In 2004 Tobias was honored with the Parabola Magazine Focus Award for his body of work in defense of the Earth.
Ingrid Newkirk, co-founder and President of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, described
Tobias as "one of the world’s great souls." Tobias is known for
his novel, and 1991 ten-hour dramatic television series, Voice of the Planet for Turner Broadcasting starring
William Shatner, as well as his best-selling book World War III: Population and the Biosphere at the End of the
Millennium. Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck, first wife of the 4th King of Bhutan, described Tobias' efforts
as being "invaluable for policymakers and scientists...(and) inspiration for the next generation of young ecologists
wanting to make a difference in the world."
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