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http://churchandstate.org.uk/2015/10/the-next-step-in-saving-the-planet/ I found this discussion between these eminent scientists very interesting and pertinent to many of the problems we discuss here on ST. Maybe it will be of interest to others.
Never ever think that you can't make a difference. This rather long article from the Smithsonian is full of hope and not just hope for the future but hope for what is presently being achieved and what it means for us all. “There was an old drunk, and a politician who’d thought there’d be a crowd, and a couple of Canadians looking for day-old doughnuts and coffee—and, up on the stage, two women talking about saving black bears. They were riveting. The next day I gave those ladies enough money to keep going for another two years, which I think scared them, it was so out of the blue. Then I asked them for a 100-book environmental reading list for me, for my education. I spent a year reading Thoreau, John Muir, Ed Wilson. Then I started buying up land to see what I could do.” M C Davis So what I say to people who care, be those two women talking to the disinterested or be the billionaire who made his money from oil and gas and had his eyes opened or be the campaigner on social media who raises awareness and even be the person who signs petitions and marches on parliament … but don't be the person who does nothing at all. You just never know who's listening. "Definitely floating. Phillips grinned, threw his head back and howled across the valley. On the other side, the two adult wolves threw back their heads and howled. The sounds were faint but unmistakable. For the moment, at least, Half Earth felt whole." http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/can-world-really-set-aside-half-planet-wildlife-180952379/?no-ist=&no-cache=&page=1
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