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About William Graham

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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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My Musings for 23 April 2017

My Musings for 23 April 2017

Here are my recent musings on Nature’s Web of Life. This series of blog posts contains sources for my musings, my research, and my preparation for my student seminars. I am happy to share with you.  If you find any of the articles interesting, I hope that you will offer your comments at the end of the list. I am focusing this list of musings on trophic cascades and food webs which form the basis for energy flow within Nature. These...

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Conservation Ethics – Guiding A Reluctant Human Race

Conservation Ethics – Guiding A Reluctant Human Race

Each society creates its own moral ecology. A moral ecology is a set of norms, assumptions, beliefs and habits of behavior and an institutionalized set of moral demands that emerge organically. Our moral ecology encourages us to be a certain sort of person. Over the past several decades we have built a moral ecology around the Big Me, around the belief in a golden figure inside. This has led to a rise in narcissism and self-aggrandizement....

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My Latest Musings on 31 March 2017

My Latest Musings on 31 March 2017

Here are my recent musings on Nature’s Web of Life.   This series of blog posts contains sources for my musings, my research, and my preparation for my student seminars. I am happy to share with you.  If you find any of the articles interesting, I hope that you will offer your comments at the end of the list.   I am focusing this list of musings on human morality and its impact on the environment. This is also known also as...

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Building A Border Wall Is An Act Of Ecological Sabotage

Building A Border Wall Is An Act Of Ecological Sabotage

It is beyond my comprehension that any responsible nation on our planet would commit an act of ecological sabotage. But yet, it is taking place at the US/Mexico border where the American people and their leaders, out of blind disrespect and hatred for another human culture, are killing off a piece of Nature that knows no borders. The very existence of a border wall blocks Nature’s energy flow as essential animal migration corridors...

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