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Legacy Building Is A Powerful Conservation Strategy

Legacy Building Is A Powerful Conservation Strategy

In the context of our current ecological crisis, legacy building is the act of establishing and evangelizing a sustainable worldview that can be passed on to future generations.  Recently I gave a talk to a group of 40 senior citizens about mankind’s negative impact on Nature and the grim prospects of mankind in the near future. I proposed that, to survive as a race, we humans need to change our worldview from an apathy toward Nature...

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Environmental Educators Have The Power To Change Humanity’s Inaccurate Worldview About Nature

Environmental Educators Have The Power To Change Humanity’s Inaccurate Worldview About Nature

Recently, I was invited to speak at a community event on whatever topic that suited my fancy.  I chose the topic “The Fantasy Of Infinite Growth On A Finite Planet” because I have been deeply concerned about an unsustainable and rapidly growing human population that is consuming the limited supply of Nature’s resources. Current estimates by various scholars suggest that humanity will be in deep trouble sometime between...

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For Environmental Educators: Notes On Environmental Education Teaching Methods

For Environmental Educators: Notes On Environmental Education Teaching Methods

With this blog posting, I am sharing my collection of notes on  environmental education teaching methods which are contained in my new book, “Empowering Stewards of Nature – Lessons From The Web of Life“. This book will be made available at no cost on this web site.   *********************************************************************************************************************** “We cannot change the world by...

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Are Environmental Conservation Strategies Misguided or On Target?

Are Environmental Conservation Strategies Misguided or On Target?

  Some of the essays that are presented in this blog site communicate a deep concern over the negative impact of human beings on Nature. The information sources that support these essays predict the destruction of the human race within the next 50 years unless humanity is able to make a significant change in the relationship between human beings and Nature. This point of view is presented by many experts and is well documented in great...

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Environmental Educators Are Very Important People

Environmental Educators Are Very Important People

  Environmental educators are some of the most important people on our planet. I can take it a step further by confidently stating that environmental educators may be that one group of humans who can save humanity from total destruction in the next 50 years. [ http://www.earth-policy.org/images/uploads/book_files/pb4book.pdf   ] Those of you who are environmental educators  have the power to advance your legacy with a sense of caring for...

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An Open Letter To Environmental Educators

An Open Letter To Environmental Educators

As environmental educators, we have one of the most important jobs in current history. The purpose of our profession is to build a legacy of future generations that will result in a new consciousness for Nature that has been lost by recent generations. Through our efforts, the current destructive trend of apathy toward Nature, human over-consumption, and over-population has the potential of being reversed before it is too late. It is our...

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