Talk about weird. Discovery communications is planning to run an 8-part series on TLC featuring Sarah Palin talking about the nature of Alaska. What’s she going to say?

Will she wax poetic over the joys of taking potshots at wolves from helicopters? Gush about colorful oil slicks along the Alaskan coast? The stately beauty of oil rigs on an arctic landscape?

The former Governor and now Tea Party hostess pooh-poohs the notion of global warming and seems to regard nature as something to be destroyed and exploited.

But now comes a story that Friends of the Earth have come up with a unique way to register their protest: a haiku contest. They’ve collected 1,600 haiku in just one week, and these will be delivered to Delivery Communications. You can read more at this Environmental News Service article.