On this date 15 years ago, activist Julia ”Butterfly” Hill climbed down the ancient redwood in Humboldt County, Calif., where the 26-year-old had lived for 2 years (738 days) to protest logging plans to cut the forest. The tree she called “Luna” is still standing today and is protected by law for 1000 years.

Respect your Elders

Thanks to The Good News Network for this post.

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