140,000

Our goal to find 140,000 environmental love songs that inspire ecological actions, help save our planet earth and stop climate change. Fans and musicians worldwide are invited to help us get those environmental love songs written, recorded and on the charts.

Put on the XOEarth

Fans can help by sponsoring us to write an environmental song about an issue of their choice or sponsor a song we are working on. If you sponsor one of Stele's (my) songs, you will get a copyright co-ownership certificate in your or a friend's name.

Songwriters are invited to add their songs to the Open Mic or any other post. Open Mic environmental songs will be entered in EcoLotto's $4444 lottery.

140,000 was chosen as it is the approximate number of endangered species that may be in danger of extinction.

If you have an event coming up, hire Stele (me) to do his XOEarth Man music and magic show.

Some of Stele's songs are at soundclick.com/greentopia.

Guitar lessons, songwriting and music theory are related services that Stele offers. Most beginners can play a song after one lesson.

Stele (me again) is also a massage therapist specializing in neuromuscular, deep tissue and meditative massage in S Boulder. BodyMindWorks.net.

For all the life, Stele Ely.
Mail: steleely(et)yah()o(dat)com
Home: XOEarth.org / 140,000 Love Songs for the Planet
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Close To Home

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Play> Close To Home .im .mp3
Close To Home /stele c12

can you hear the future today
can you hear the rainforest say

work close to home, get in the ecozone
work close to home, get in the ecozone

bunch of people they live far far away
from the place they work and I have to say
when you live far away from work and you get in the car
or in something that’s burning fuel
so please walk to work (yodel)

close to home, get in the ecozone
close to home, get in the ecozone

grow some greens in the backyard
for the butterflys will come around
and hummingbirds too
they’ll be giving you kisses so true
and they will be whispering in your ear
we love you so fine
we ‘ll sing a song to you so fine

close to home, get in the ecozone
close to home, get in the ecozone

some sweet day we will all go away
we will transform into other species I must say
I promise no matter where your soul goes
your carbon will go into the soil, water and air
it will go around the world and you’ll become a
you’ll become a giraffe wildebeast octopus eel or baby
be so thankful you know
cuz one day in a previous life you lived in the ecozone

close to home, get in the ecozone
close to home, get in the ecozone
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Living close to where we live is a crucial way to protect our planet and the health of our friends and loves.

Missouri Sierra Club says: “Living closer to home is about transportation. We all need transportation to get to work, to the store, to the doctor, or to visit friends. More often than not, we drive. That’s what our culture encourages us to do, in hundreds of subtle and not so subtle ways.
Transportation is a good thing, but it doesn’t come cheap. A Missouri energy study found that transportation accounted for about 41 percent of all energy used in the state in 1990.
Nationally, vehicle trips are growing a lot faster than population. US population grew 21 percent between 1969 and 1990, while vehicle miles grew by 82 percent. Motor vehicles account for about a third of all air pollution, and building new roads just in the Kansas City area will cost $15 billion over the next 25 years – almost $10,000 for each one of us.” missouri.sierraclub.org/thb/conservation/consumption/live-closer-to-home.html

NRDC says:: Spending one day a week working from home saves you time and money—and shrinks your carbon footprint.
There’s no question that the biggest impact working from home can have is on reducing transportation emissions. The average commute to work in the United States is 12 miles each way, and every gallon of gas burned emits 25.3 pounds of carbon dioxide. A fairly efficient car that gets 25 miles per gallon would emit 25 pounds of CO2 on a round-trip commute. A gas-guzzling vehicle could spew as much as 50 pounds per day. If you eliminated one trip a week, you’d save between 1,300 and 2,600 pounds a year. Multiply that by the number of commuters on the road, and it is clear that the overall emissions reduction could be huge. www.nrdc.org/living/office/work-from-home.asp

++ More XOEarth street improv songs at xoearth.org/street

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Consider donating a few quarters to support this song and to keep Stele writing other environmental songs. Your tips will help get this song properly recorded and performed by touring musicians who can get this song working for our biosphere.





Please pass this song around to friends and favorite musicians.

Musicians:: Arrange, record and remix a better version of this song. I may be able to share the copyright for your work.
Perform this song at your gigs to help our planet.
Fans:: Sponsor this song and get partial copyright — $44 can get you a copyright certificate showing your percentage of the copyright (the percentage varies depending on the song). By the way, $44 pays for a day of Stele’s life expenses including rent, food, guitar strings and other vitals). Plus, I will keep improving the song.
Artists:: Help us do a video for YouTube or do other multimedia goodies for the song.
Students:: Intern with Stele and help get this and other songs on the charts.

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