We should preserve every scrap of biodiversity as priceless while we learn to use it and come to understand what it means to humanity.
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- » There is no better high than discovery.
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- » When you have seen one ant, one bird, one tree, you have not seen them all.
- » Perhaps the time has come to cease calling it the “environmentalist” view
- » The essence of humanity’s spiritual dilemma is that we evolved
- » Destroying rainforest for economic gain is like burning a Renaissance painting to cook a meal.
- » Even as empiricism is winning the mind, transcendentalism continues to win the heart.