One Form of Life

It is a curious situation that the sea, from which life first arose should now be threatened by the activities of one form of that life. But the sea, though changed in a sinister way, will continue to exist; the threat is rather to life itself. – Rachel Carson Humanity stands at a crossroad. Responsibility …

In Order to Survive

For most of history, man has had to fight nature in order to survive; in this century he is beginning to realize that, in order to survive, he must protect it. – Jacques Cousteau Great unnatural changes are taking place around the world. When I was young, most people were not concerned about protecting nature. …

All Things are Bound Together

Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect. Chief Seattle This post is meant to be an environmental lesson. I have been an environmentalist all my life, and an environmental …

Carry Mother Earth within You

You carry Mother Earth within you. She is not outside of you. Mother Earth is not just your environment. – Thich Nhat Hanh In honor of my mother who taught me to love nature, at the start of this new decade I have started bringing a bag with me to collect the trash I find …