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

Original post made on Nov 9, 2017

Rhett Butler says 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.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, November 8, 2017, 5:02 PM

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Posted by John Sutton
a resident of Menlo Park: Allied Arts/Stanford Park
on Nov 9, 2017 at 11:59 am

An amazing story. Impressive that he was able to turn his love of nature into such an impactful organization.

Posted by Marilyn Wong
a resident of Menlo Park: Menlo Oaks
on Nov 9, 2017 at 3:29 pm

I remember you Rhett. I was a teacher at Laurel and I worked with your mom at Laurel's Art and Science Fair. My daughter Kamberly was I'm your class and members you as well. You have had an incredible life. Congratulations on soon becoming a father!

Best Regards,


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