Tag Archives: sustainability

The Greatest Challenge of Our Time

In one of my favorite passages from A Sand County Almanac Aldo Leopold describes his aspirations for his children. I have congenital hunting fever and three sons. As little tots, they spent their time playing with my decoys and scouring … Continue reading

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What Would Aldo Leopold Do?

It’s a fair question for a conservationist or really any person concerned with the future. After all, the man and his wise counsel are increasingly revered not only in the USA but around the world. He was innovative, passionate, and … Continue reading

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Do We Have the Courage to Put the 800-lb Gorilla On the Table?

The planet’s ability to provide useful materials and absorb wastes (its biocapacity) is deemed essential to sustain human life. Yet, the rate those useful materials are consumed (our ecological footprint) per person is rising at an alarming and unsustainable rate. … Continue reading

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