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Tue Dec 18, 2012, 09:04 AM

Today in Peace and Justice history on December 18, 1999

Julia Butterfly Hill descended from her tiny platform 180 feet up in a giant redwood tree (sequoia sempervivens) named "Luna," after perching there for 738 days to protect it from loggers. Luna survived a chainsaw attack in 2001 but still stands. http://bit.ly/XEhcqK

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