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Social Tipping Point?

From time to time I come across an essay worth sharing. Akshat Rathi’s contribution in Quartz on April 21, 2018 and posted below, summarizes concerns I have tried to raise in this blog. Rathi is much more eloquent and effective. Enjoy, … Continue reading

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Reasons for Hope in 2018!

If one gets to thinking about human health and the lands and waters that sustain us, it’s easy to see problems – we’re wired that way! It’s important to look for good news and positive action too. Here’s a number of … Continue reading

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Our Oldest Task

In 1938 the father of Nature conservation, Aldo Leopold, put his finger on a problem I’d like to discuss with you today. He wrote: “Our tools are better than we are, and grow better faster than we do. They suffice … Continue reading

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As you read the latest from Lakoff below ask yourself what reframing should conservationists work on?

Source: Karen Handel’s “I Am Not a Crook Moment”: “I Do Not Support a Livable Wage!”

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From George Lakoff: Disaster Branding: The Importance of Naming

Source: Disaster Branding: The Importance of Naming

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Success!

Originally posted on George Lakoff:
Normally I would never post a link to a story in Reason, a right-wing magazine. But I consider this particular story a tribute to the power of your voices and your actions. The writer of…

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Why March for Science?

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The enormous role played by science — especially government-sponsored science — in our everyday lives is barely appreciated. Start with modern medicine. We, the public, paid for it through the National Institutes of Health (NIH)…

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