Why Millions of Monarchs Are Being Killed in Mexico

While international efforts are under way to help keep dwindling populations of monarch butterflies from disappearing, scientists are raising concerns about how severe weather and a loss of forest habitat at their wintering grounds in Mexico are affecting them. Every year, monarchs embark on an epic multigenerational migration that takes them thousands of miles from Canada and the U.S. in search of sites in California and in Mexico. The fir trees in the southern regions offer the shelter and … [Read more...]

10 Fascinating Facts about Butterflies

From those small cabbage whites to the largest swallowtails, there are thousands of unique and beloved butterfly species on the planet. Many of us see them outside every day in the spring and summer, but how much do you know about these colorful insects? Here are 10 fascinating facts to consider next time you cross a butterfly’s path. 1. There are more than 17,500 recorded butterfly species around the world, 750 of which can be found in the United States. 2. Butterflies and moths are … [Read more...]

The Magic Rises and the Butterfly Emerges, Arch Michael

The Magic Rises and the Butterfly Emerges Opening the Portals of the 6th Dimension to Earth Reality November/December 2014 Archangel Michael's Message, through Celia Fenn This year of 2014 has been a powerful year of change, and yet more change, and at the same time it has seemed as though the choas intensifies daily. But, Beloved Ones, while you may see this intense chaos, you will also need to look deeper and see the Divine Pattern that is emerging through this tumult of creative … [Read more...]

Monsanto, Monarch butterflies are vanishing!

Our monarch butterflies are vanishing -- and all signs point to Monsanto as the main culprit. Major press outlets worldwide reported earlier this month that the butterflies are in "grave danger". Their population has reached the lowest numbers ever recorded. Now, an independent study has linked the monarch's decline with Monsanto’s Roundup pesticide. This corporate giant knows what it's doing. But Monsanto says we should balance the butterfly's survival with what it calls "productive … [Read more...]

Migration of the Monarch Butterfly

The yearly autumn mass migration of the North American Monarch Butterfly (Danaus plexippus), starting in September and October of each year, is a truly amazing phenomenon! Did you know that the Monarch Butterflies of North America can migrate up to 3000 miles? It's hard to imagine that something as delicate-looking as a butterfly can travel that far, but some North American monarchs migrate very long distances, as far as from Canada to Central Mexico. Monarchs are one of the most … [Read more...]

Purpose in Life: Are You are at the Bus Stop, looking for a Train?

Millions of people right now are experiencing a yearning and desire to awaken to their unique gifts and offer them in service to the world – while living a life of joy and fulfillment. It’s a surging of the human spirit, a virtual global awakening, at a scale that no one has ever seen before. Simply put, people are longing to finally feel fully alive and to fulfill their unique purpose in life. In the past, who you became was determined by your family and circumstances. You didn’t have … [Read more...]

Butterfly Garden, a spring delight!

What is butterfly gardening? Simply put, 'butterfly gardening' is the art of growing flowers and plants that will attract these colorful and dainty creatures to your garden. Butterfly gardening has become one of the most popular hobbies today. What could bring more joy than a beautiful butterfly fluttering around your garden? Attracting butterflies to your garden not only can bring a sense of delight. Reasons for Butterfly Gardening Some people only like to look at the … [Read more...]

Niagara Parks Butterfly Conservatory 2011 ~ Let Your Spirit Soar!

Let Your Spirit Soar! (Niagara Parks Butterfly Conservatory Image) The self-guided walking tour of the Butterfly Conservatory begins with a short, informative video presentation that is close captioned for the hearing impaired. This magical attraction features over 2,000 colourful tropical butterflies floating freely among lush, exotic blossoms and greenery. Paths wind through the rainforest setting, past a pond and waterfall and the Emergence window, where butterflies leave … [Read more...]

INSPIRATIONAL PHOTO – Free Thinking

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EDUCATIONAL VIDEO – Monarch Butterflies

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