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Cover Story - November 8, 2017

Informing the world

How a curious kid from Atherton started and grew a global environmental news site

by Barbara Wood

The way Rhett Butler tells the story, he was inspired to become a champion of the natural environment by a childhood full of family travel to out-of-the-way destinations such as Borneo, Madagascar and Ecuador.

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Posted by Thomas
a resident of Atherton: Lindenwood
on Nov 8, 2017 at 7:49 pm

What a wonderful story about an inspiring young man. Thank you for covering this story. And thank you to Mr. Butler for his commitment to help protect the planet.

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