“Ethereal Minstrel! Pilgrim of the sky!” This opening line to William Wordsworth’s Ode to a Skylark captures some of the fascination that people since antiquity have had with birds, a reason that today, birding is one of the fastest growing outdoor activities. Birds are.
Rachel Carson was a trail-blazing biologist and ecologist who awakened the world to what we were doing to our environment with her landmark 1962 book, Silent Spring. At that time it seemed hard to realize that humans could affect the world other than at.
How do we become the great ancestors we would like to be? How do we cultivate future-conscious thinking and behavior that rise beyond short-term thinking and acting, that promote good for the long term rather than immediate gain? (These questions originated with https://www.longpath.org.) One.
Our flights on airlines are big contributors to the emission of greenhouse gasses. Passenger miles per gallon of fuel vary depending on the length of trip and type of aircraft, of course, but a US to Europe flight might involve about 80 pmg or.