We protect nature not for nature's sake but for our own sake because it's the infrastructure of our communities.
We abuse land because we regard it as a commodity belonging to us. When we see land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it with love and respect.
Conservation means development as much as it does protection. I recognize the right and duty of this generation to develop and use the natural resources of our land; but I do not recognize the right to waste them, or to rob, by wasteful use, the generations that come after us.
We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children
We are facing a tipping point of environmental crisis unprecedented in human history and our very survival is dependent on protecting nature.
We abuse land because we regard it as a commodity belonging to us.
The old Lakota was wise. He knew that man's heart, away from nature, becomes hard; he knew that lack of respect for growing, living things soon led to lack of respect for humans too.
Man's heart away from nature becomes hard.
Conservation means development as much as it does protection.
The old Lakota was wise. He knew that a man's heart away from nature becomes hard.
That's all about the natural order of things, the idea of nature protecting children but also children protecting nature.
We're a part of nature. As we destroy nature, we destroy ourselves. It's a selfish thing to want to protect nature.
Fairies are angels who reside very close to the Earth so that they can perform their Divine mission of protecting nature and animals.
As humans try to evolve out of greed, let's put aside some wild places, protected lands, protected farms, things like that, since we may not evolve fast enough to protect nature.
The further we distance ourselves from the spell of the present, explored by our senses, the harder it will be to understand and protect nature's precarious balance, let alone the balance of our own human nature.
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