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About William Graham

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What Is Our Excuse ???

What Is Our Excuse ???

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Nature Is A Self Organizing Living System

Nature Is A Self Organizing Living System

  “If we could surrender to Earth’s intelligence, we would rise up rooted—like trees.” ~ Rilke   As a biologist, nature essayist, and eco-traveler,  I am often depressed and confused over the negative human impact on our Earth. Even though we are a seemingly intelligent race, we are determined to destroy the very environment that sustains human life.  Anyone who can do basic math can calculate that, within only 50...

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For Environmental Educators : Teach The Children

For Environmental Educators : Teach The Children

I am privileged to mentor a group of incredible high school seniors in a program in Guaymas, Sonora, Mexico. This English language Socratic seminar-style program, called “Journey”, helps build critical thinking skills in the English language, prepares the students for their new university/college experience, and provides an environment where each student tries to define a pathway for his or her life. There are 20 students in...

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For Environmental Educators – Are You Only Preaching To The Choir?

For Environmental Educators – Are You Only Preaching To The Choir?

Almost every time I begin preparing an essay for my blog site I ask myself two questions:   “Are you simply preaching to the choir?” OR “Does your writing effort make an impact somewhere?”. Google Analytics tells me that people are reading my material about 4,000 times every 30 days. And, I have over 11,000 followers on Twitter. But, do my words actually cause some sort of positive action or are people simply...

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For Environmental Educators — Your life depends upon Nature’s energy flow

For Environmental Educators — Your life depends upon Nature’s energy flow

  “If we surrendered to earth’s intelligence we could rise up rooted, like trees.”                                 — Rainer Maria Rilke : Love Poems To God   Human life, and all other life, is totally dependent upon Nature. Our arrogant modern humanity is unable to accept this dependency. However, it is a fact that Nature captures, contains, and operates the processes that provide you with the energy that you need to...

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