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Conservation Prejudice in a Connected World

What does it mean to be prejudiced? Prejudice is often imagined as being for or against something in an unfair way. Webster’s Dictionary says it’s “an adverse opinion or leaning formed without just grounds or before sufficient knowledge.” We are … Continue reading

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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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