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The Biodiversity-Socialist Movement in Pennsylvania {And your state, too...}
ECO - LOGIC ^ | 06/15/2003 | Dr. N. Charles Bolgiano

Posted on 06/21/2003 10:54:27 AM PDT by George Frm Br00klyn Park

Eco Logic
06/15/2003


And your state, too...

The Biodiversity-Socialist Movement in Pennsylvania

By Dr. N. Charles Bolgiano

Landowners and sportsmen in Pennsylvania are beginning to learn how devastating, threatening and costly the Biodiversity - Socialist movement in Pennsylvania has become. It is not only a serious threat to hunting sports, but goes much further, by threatening the very foundations on which this Nation was founded, namely, the 1st and 2nd Amendments of the Constitution, and the basic right to own property.

Several years ago (1996-97) the State was paid a visit by Maurice Strong, a Canadian Socialist, and chief organizer of the 1992 U.N. Conference on Environment and Development, held in Rio de Janerio. He paved the way for biodiversity (a la U.N. style) in Pennsylvania, by being invited, and urged-on, by the environmental extremists here at home. His message was largely one of saving the world by saving the ecology of Mother Earth, from destruction by humans. In fact, he even preached to the environmental community that saving the ecology of Mother Earth was worth the sacrifice of giving up the national sovereignty of the United States. Maurice Strong was even awarded a Medal of Merit by Dickinson College for his brilliance and involvement in world affairs. How could this have happened?

About the same time as Strong appeared in Pennsylvania, Dr. Reed Noss of the University of Oregon and Editor of the Journal, Conservation Biology, was making his way through the lecture circuit here in Pennsylvania. Noss was one of the founders of the Wildlands Project, adopted by the United Nations, that was designed to place 50% of the land in America in biosphere reserves that would be off limits to all human activity. The Wildlands Project was to prevent further human damage to the ecology of our lands, and to restore them to pre-settlement conditions of a pristine nature.

Noss was a firm believer and teacher of biocentrism, i.e., there is no difference in value between animal and human life. Noss also preached the principles of sustainability, namely, suburban living, air conditioning (home and business), frozen foods were not sustainable and should be done away with. He was a partner of Dave Foreman, founder of the radical group Earth First!. As socialists, and not believers in capitalism and individual freedom, the Wildlands Project was their main theme. Most assuredly, everything civilized must go.

Debbie Boze, who is one of the protest leaders of Earth First!, said "If we don't overthrow capitalism, we don't have a chance of saving the world ecologically. I think it's possible to have an ecologically sound society through socialism. I don't think it's possible through capitalism." Some call it by another name, namely, the Re-wilding of America - still socialism, but under a different cover. Lenin once remarked that "The goal of Socialism is Communism." In addition to setting aside 50% of all land as off limits to human activity, another 30% would be comprised of buffer zones and corridors where large carnivores could roam freely, particularly wolves and bears. Humans and industrial operations would be compressed into the remaining 20% of the land.

Remember that our government never signed onto the International Biodiversity Treaty, and yet all of the apparatus is being put into place through various government agencies, because of a group called the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN). The IUCN is a critical advisor to the U.N. and is comprised of different governmental agencies and non-governmental organizations around the world. They include the EPA, the National Forest Service, the National Park Service, the USFWS, the Sierra Club, the National Wildlife Federation, the Nature Conservancy, the National Resources Defense Council and the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation. These are all organizations tied in and working with the U.N. on the goals for the Convention on Biological Diversity Treaty.

As bizarre as all this seems, one only has to go to the records of the United Nations to confirm that indeed there is this super plan for humanity to be reduced to a hunter-gatherer type of society, much like that of our prehistoric ancestors.

Both Maurice Strong and Reed Noss were invited into Pennsylvania by environmental extremists, and lectured at the expense of taxpayers at Shippensburg University and elsewhere, under the auspices of the Kings Gap Environmental Center in Carlisle. Kings Gap is operated under the PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR). The whole bizarre scheme is alive today and working to lower the standards of living of Pennsylvania residents, to obtain Sustainability in every aspect of one's life, even at the expense of liberty, freedom and national sovereignty.

Sustainable Development entered the world officially in 1987 in a report of the United Nations Commission on Environment and Development entitled, Our Common Future. This Commission was chaired by Gro Harlem Brundtland, Prime Minister of Norway, and Vice-president of the World Socialist Party. President Clinton's Council on Sustainable Development adopted the Brundtland Commission's concepts of sustainable development which is "to meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs."

Almost unbelievably, but with a sense of shock and amazement, Governor Tom Ridge's 21st Century Environment Commission paid homage to the Socialist Gro Harlem Brundtland in the draft report of the 21st Century Commission, by giving recognition to the core values of the Brundtland Report, which in turn, set the stage for furthering U. N. recommendations on sustainable development and ecosystem management. All this started in Pennsylvania under the leadership of John Oliver, Secretary of DCNR during the Ridge Administration.

With all the quiet maneuvering behind the scenes, the stage was being set to bring Pennsylvania into the Biodiversity-Socialist network that would help spread the movement nationwide. Statistical studies by economists have determined that by 1995, environmental restrictions had already reduced the Gross National Product to 20% below what it should have been. The lowering of the standard of living had begun during this period. Land Trusts and government agencies were busy buying up more and more private lands, and placing them into the controlled government arena.

Public agencies were showering environmental organizations and Land Trusts with huge giveaway funding to remove land from private ownership. By controlling land use, the control of people follows, because it's government that owns the resources and has all the power. Nature is secondary. Ask yourself what happens when one party controls 50% of the assets in a company? Land buying by government was, and is, happening here at a feverish pace, and now we see that the first United Nations Biosphere Reserve is headed for Pennsylvania. Already in the United States there are 47 such biospheres established. Some states, like Missouri, North Carolina, and Kentucky have thrown the socialists out through mass public opposition and legislative intervention.

Most recently, attention has been directed toward the ELK PROJECT, a joint project of the PA Game Commission and DCNR for the establishment of a 700+ square mile elk viewing area in North Central Pennsylvania. This area is to be encircled by an elaborate byway for elk viewing. In all reality, the main purpose of this project is to form the nucleus (or core area) of a biosphere reserve.

Once reserve status is established, all timbering ceases, roads are closed, and rural depopulation begins, to finalize the development of a Wildlands Project. It is happening, it is real, and it will remove from production, and from the Commonwealth and private ownership, over 700 square miles of land and its resources. If successful, this initial wildlands project will be followed by a similar project that will incorporate much of the Laurel Highlands and Alleghany region into a second biosphere that will connect with the lower Appalachian biosphere in West Virginia. Other Pennsylvania biospheres have been identified, through biosphere mapping that is available.

While our Federal Government has never ratified the International Biodiversity Treaty, it is being implemented across the United States. Where are our elected officials? If you think that it can't get worse, it can, as Bill Clinton put out an article on Sustainable Communities, and it talks about going to the public library to get a chain saw, you can't own one. You would actually borrow one, with government permission to cut a tree and all tools like that would be on loan from your public library.
Besides, you would be told where to work, at one-half the pay you now bring home.


Dr. N. Charles Bolgiano, Director, Unified Sportsmen of Pennsylvania, 824 Dorsea Road, Lancaster, PA 17601.

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KEYWORDS: biocentrism; biodiversitytreaty; ecosocialism; ecowhackos; epa; freetrade; greens; landgrab; natureconservancy; nfs; nps; nwo; powergrab; propertyrights
All, This guy has nailed the problem. And, many of the culprits. Peace and love, George.
1 posted on 06/21/2003 10:54:28 AM PDT by George Frm Br00klyn Park
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To: *"NWO"; *"Free" Trade; madfly; editor-surveyor; sauropod; farmfriend
THIS is the badly linked article above.
Guys, But the PennsylTuckians won't pay any attention. And those who might, won't bother mentioning it to their neighbors for fear of "interferring" Until they are forced to borrow government's chainsaw. Great place to start any subsersive activity. Peace and love, George.
2 posted on 06/21/2003 11:03:16 AM PDT by George Frm Br00klyn Park (FREEDOM!!!!!!!!!)
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To: George Frm Br00klyn Park; marsh2; dixiechick2000; Mama_Bear; doug from upland; WolfsView; ...
Rights, farms, environment ping.

Let me know if you wish to be added or removed from this list.

3 posted on 06/21/2003 11:05:48 AM PDT by farmfriend ( Isaiah 55:10,11)
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To: George Frm Br00klyn Park
We have the Brandywine Conservancy grabbing land. We have the Chester Couty Commissioners buying up building rights for farms with tax money. Millions of dollars for land the taxpayer will never step foot on or utilize. The City of Coatesville took land from Valley Twp. (next door) because they wanted a golf course. That's right folks the Democrats in Coatesville used eminent domain to take a farm for a playland for everyone. It has been in the courts and many are surprised the courts think eminent domain is ok for a golf course. Jim Furyk is all for this project. LandTheftByGovernment
4 posted on 06/21/2003 11:12:35 AM PDT by oldironsides
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To: George Frm Br00klyn Park
The Eco-fascists will be opening up Soylent Green factories to replace oppressive capitalist exploitative food production practices.

These factories will produce only pure food, not pollutants.

'To Serve Mankind' - that's the Watermelon motto.

5 posted on 06/21/2003 11:22:00 AM PDT by headsonpikes
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To: George Frm Br00klyn Park
And how the **** do you expect ME to eat once you've made 80% of the land off limits? And don't you dare give me that line about eating like a PETA activist! I will eat plenty of beef, pork, poultry, milk, and other meat.
6 posted on 06/21/2003 11:24:11 AM PDT by dufekin (Peace HAS COME AT LONG LAST to the tortured people of Iraq!)
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To: farmfriend
This is being done nationwide at the state level. The Vehicle>>> the Kyoto protocol parameters are being implemented by state law. Below is an article I wrote about this in WA State. It is formatted on word with hyperlinks, it will not transfer to this format. If anyone want the original e-mail or freepmail me

The Green Worm: Eating Washington State Jobs

Washington State residents may be facing fewer jobs (especially union jobs),
dramatically increased energy prices, and higher taxes. Governor Gary Locke issued
Executive Order 02-03, Sustainable Practices By State Agencies. The order, amid many
different things, created a new position of sustainability coordinator, within the Office of
Financial Management (OFM), to oversee the activities of the sustainability panel or
council. Locke empowered the panel "with developing an action plan to move us onto a
path towards a sustainable Washington."

Co-chairing the panel is Constance Rice, Ph.D., the Executive Director of the
Desmond TuTu Peace Foundation, and Bradley Smith, Ph.D., Dean of Huxley College
of the Environment. In February of 2003 the council submitted it's report to Governor
Locke, titled the "Path Forward: Action Plan for a Sustainable Washington Achieving
Long-term Economic, Social, and Environmental Vitality.

The other appointees, on the panel, consist of left wing environmental types including,
two current Republican legislators; they are Senator Bill Finkbeiner, [(R) 45th
Legislative District] and Representative Fred Jarrett [(R) 41st Legislative District].
Finkbeiner, his wife, and Jarrett are active in the active in Washington Conservation
Voters, a group of eco-whaco's that primarily endorse Democrats. To make matters
worse Finkbeiner holds the position of, "Majority Deputy Leader" and sponsored several
pro-Kyoto, anti-economic growth bills.

One of the more distressing parts of the report is the recommendation of full
conformity with the Kyoto Treaty on Global Warming! Quoting directly from the
panel's report: "The international treaty to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide and other
greenhouse gases will take effect in 2003. The US government is not a signatory.
Nevertheless, the rest of the world’s advanced economies will begin the process of
reducing their fossil fuel consumption and turning the corner toward a new, clean
technology economy... While the federal government is not part of this effort, many U.S.
states and cities are." On February 6, 2003, Locke held a press conference praising
the report.

Let us re-examine some of reasons why the federal government will not comply with the
treaty. In July of 1998, the Unites States Senate voted 95-0 against ratifying the Kyoto
Treaty and not long ago President Bush refused to mandate that power plants reduce
carbon dioxide emissions. "Bush said he opposes the treaty because it exempts 80
percent of the world, including major population centers such as China and India,
from compliance, and would cause serious harm to the U.S. economy." The implications
are staggering, it gives China free reign to grow its economy and military might while at
same time weakening the US and its economy.


The Energy Information Administration (EIA) estimated the following:
"Carbon Permit Prices. Carbon permit prices... increase energy costs for the
average household by about $335-$1,740 annually."

"Electricity. Average electricity prices... an increase of 20-86% over the
baseline."

"Gasoline. Gasoline prices... an increase of 14-66 ¢/gallon, or 11-53% over the
baseline."

"Fuel Oil. Average fuel oil prices... an increase of 14-76% over the baseline."

"Natural Gas. Average natural gas... an increase of 25-147% over the baseline."

"GDP. GDP declines range from $61-$397 billion ..."

The last element is very meaningful to Lewis County, "the EIA estimates a decline in
coal use of 20-80%, and an average coal price increase by 154-866%, with additional
COAL MINING JOB LOSSES OF 10,300-43,000 (15-63%)." The Heartland Institute
also has calculated that Locke's greenhouse gas reduction blueprint could cost the normal
family an additional $5000 per year.

Legislation is under consideration to pave the way for Kyoto implementation in
Washington State. An example is House Bill 2119, designed to create a carbon registry;
passed the Democrat controlled house while its companion, Senate Bill 5945 did not
receive a hearing and died in the Republican controlled senate. Last year ESHB 2326,
which created the Washington Climate Center, was signed into law on March 29, 2002 by
Governor Locke.

With one of the poorest economies in the nation and all the scientific contention that
surrounds global warming, why is Gary Locke pushing ahead with what may be an
economic disaster for Washington State?



Copyrighted ©2003 by the Washington Rural Civil rights League
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All underlined words are hyperlinks to documentation.
7 posted on 06/21/2003 11:32:43 AM PDT by nwconservative
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To: headsonpikes
How To Serve Man...is not handbook for the altruistic

Its a cookbook for the Rifkinites..

8 posted on 06/21/2003 11:56:30 AM PDT by joesnuffy (Moderate Islam Is For Dilettantes)
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To: farmfriend
BTTT!!!!!!
9 posted on 06/21/2003 12:17:24 PM PDT by E.G.C.
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To: George Frm Br00klyn Park
INTREP
10 posted on 06/21/2003 12:50:45 PM PDT by LiteKeeper
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To: George Frm Br00klyn Park
There's a lot going on in PA. The state is requiring all counties to have a 'greenways plan' in place by sometime on 2004. While it's being presented to the citizens as making unified walking and biking trails, a significant part of it that's glossed over is setting aside environmental corridors. These corridors would be subject to additional regulation to enhance their purpose as wildlife corridors. Here in Centre County our commisioners are about to sign on to a Greenways plan written by a group of consultants hired by our local environmentalists group who paid for it with grants from the government.

There's also some kind of intensive lobbying going on in local communities through the chambers of commerce and such that nature tourism and eco-tourism will bring them a kind of prosperity that will make it worthwhile to put additional environmental protections on locally.

The State Forestry Plan includes expanding and increasing protections on "Wilderness Areas" and Old Growth areas. It also defines an 'old growth' area as not only an area with current old growth, but as an area that if protected will become old growth in a couple hundred years! That's an awfully broad definition - they could define my backyard that way since leaving it untouched for a couple hundred years would make it old growth...

There's an active group here trying to get the Forestry people to close down ALL the roads in Rothrock State Forest. The Audubon Society is trying to get control of all Bald Eagle Ridge for the birds. Clearwater Conservancy succesfully got the Centre Region Council of Governments to draw a growth boundary (although it hasn't actually been incorporated into local zoning). The County is working on their Comprehensive Plan to determine where growth will occur in the county (like government knows better than the market!).

This effort to push us into Agenda21 is moving along on many fronts, and a lot of those are happening in our local communities. Watch what your local borough and township officials are talking about and doing, and you'll see it happening in your community too. It doesn't usually make the papers, because it sounds innocuous enough, but things like Greenways plans, growth boundaries, state mandated stormwater management plans, Main Street programs are all operating under the same philosophy - that government needs to take control of all land use in our communities to save the environment.
11 posted on 06/21/2003 1:00:56 PM PDT by Kay Ludlow
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To: StopGlobalWhining
ping
12 posted on 06/21/2003 1:01:51 PM PDT by Kay Ludlow
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To: Kay Ludlow
The bottom line is that this is nothing less than an undeclared war agsinst humanity in general and those of us like me and my family who live out in the countryside. Those of us on the other side of the eco-nazi issue should start our own undeclared war. We've fended them off to some extent here in Idaho, but they haven't given up. Their ambitions must become expensive, dangerous and lethal - to them.
13 posted on 06/21/2003 1:14:20 PM PDT by Noumenon (Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn’t go away. -- Philip K. Dick)
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To: George Frm Br00klyn Park
there is no difference in value between animal and human life

Which, to me, has always begged the question: then, what is the difference between the value of "animal" life and "plant" life? The line that separates the two is PURELY ARBITRARY---a construct of the human mind, and a hazy one at that.

How can we eat no animals yet eat other living creatures because we arbitrarily call them "plants," which makes it ok.

Therefore, shouldn't we all just kill ourselves to save the cute little animals AND plants?

14 posted on 06/21/2003 1:28:02 PM PDT by gg188
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To: Noumenon
Great idea, we should start putting some ideas on the table. Raining funds, and implementing them. Forming I WA, ID, and OR coalition would be a good start. Let's do it.
15 posted on 06/21/2003 1:32:37 PM PDT by nwconservative
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To: Noumenon
Some of us out here have been strategizing on the best ways to fend them off. Here, they pretty much have to work through local government, so getting 15-20 people showing up and complaining can have a significant impact. Out there, you're probably dealing more with the Federal government, which is far less responsive. Either way though, the discouraging thing is that they never quit! If one strategy doesn't work, they're quickly into the next, so we're fighting constant defensive battles. Unlike most of the environmentalists, we don't get paid for fighting, so doing it on you own time, after work, wears most people down after a couple of battles.

After hearing a presentation at our local Trout Unlimited about the need for a Riverkeeper (our largest waterway is 15' wide and 3' deep), I've been contemplating starting a competing organization.

Riverkeepers (Waterkeeper Alliance) is an organization that shares resources and information, and designates someone to watchdog local government for failing to adequately address any 'pollution' issue, including filing lawsuits. Since we don't have any industrial polluters here on our creek, they were pretty open about wanting to watchdog "non-point-source" pollution, which is runoff from our properties. Their intention is to stop growth before the creek is dead (which is ludicrous - the creek is far healthier than it was 30 years ago).

In response, should they be succesful in getting a Riverkeeper, I want to have a Freedomkeeper! That would be someone to watchdog local government and alert we, the people, when our local government is trampling our rights. Equally important, they could let us know when our local government is giving our taxes to these groups to help them take away our rights!

This is a function that used to be served by the local newspapers, but since most local papers now are nationally owned, they simply don't adequately report on local government.

Our elected officials are the ones that SHOULD be watching out for our rights, but they seem to have abdicated that duty long ago.

It seems to me that if all these environmental groups are able to get our tax dollars to pay for people to push their agenda on us, it would be only equitable for our tax dollars to start paying for people to represent the "Bill of Rights" side. Unfortunately, I haven't had time to research how to go about doing it. But, the Riverkeeper representative told Trout Unlimited that you only need $3,000/year to have an Americorps "volunteer" - the government pays the rest. That would also give me the opportunity to teach the Freedom way to those impressionable young people...
16 posted on 06/21/2003 1:37:26 PM PDT by Kay Ludlow
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To: George Frm Br00klyn Park
"There comes a time in every man's life when he must roll up his sleeves and begin slitting throats." Author unknown
17 posted on 06/21/2003 1:47:37 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Even if the government took all your earnings, you wouldn’t be, in its eyes, a slave.)
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To: farmfriend
self-ping for later and thanks for the flag. Keep me on your list, please.
18 posted on 06/21/2003 2:27:40 PM PDT by snopercod
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To: farmfriend
Santa Cruz County CA, is SO LOST to these people
19 posted on 06/21/2003 4:47:00 PM PDT by hedgetrimmer
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To: Jennikins
You may be interested to read this.
20 posted on 06/21/2003 4:49:21 PM PDT by hedgetrimmer
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To: hedgetrimmer
I read it, and I do remember when Clinton brought up the subject of Sustainable Development. It scared me then, and it does now. I remember Gore also, bringing up the subject, and informing us that there would be no more air conditioning allowed, heating would be minimal, gasoline would be rationed, water would be scarce commodity, (which here in CA it is), and in general our lifestyle would be going backwards.
21 posted on 06/22/2003 3:50:27 PM PDT by Jennikins (It matters not what we want, as we are being ruled, not governed.)
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