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Stewart Udall – an environmental hero

Stewart Udall – an environmental hero

The earth needs your devotion and tender care   Recently, I spent some time visiting Canyonlands National Park in Utah.  I was particularly moved by the magnificent vista that surrounded and included the convergence of the Colorado River and the Green River. “Awesome” is an understatement. Later, I was deeply inspired by the story on a plaque that described the vision of the newly appointed Secretary of the Interior, ...

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Legacy Building Is A Powerful Conservation Strategy

Legacy Building Is A Powerful Conservation Strategy

We humans need to change our worldview from an apathy toward Nature to one of harmony with Nature.   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....

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Environmental Educators Are Powerful People

Environmental Educators Are Powerful People

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...

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Nature Changes On Her Own Terms

Nature Changes On Her Own Terms

  Within Nature There Is Always Change. Nothing in Nature exists in isolation. Life on earth is interconnected and interdependent because each plant and animal requires life’s energy flow that comes from the sun or other plants and animals. This fundamental truth about Nature is ignored by many humans who believe that mankind, and his technology, can control Nature. Much of modern conservation science implies that mankind can...

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Polluting Nature With Our Noise

Polluting Nature With Our Noise

When most people think about conservation in Nature, they think of ways to conserve and protect physical ecosystems like forests and the animal life that lives in these ecosystems. However, there are other systems in Nature that are not visible but are vitally important. One such system is sounds in Nature. It is a system that needs preservation just like all other ecosystems.   Natural soundscapes are the voices of entire ecological...

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Are Environmental Conservation Strategies Misguided?

Are Environmental Conservation Strategies Misguided?

  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...

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