Quotations

Rachel Carson

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“Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts. There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature – the assurance that dawn comes after night, and spring after winter.”

Rachel Carson (American marine biologist and catalyst for the modern environmental movement and author of Silent Spring)

Dr. Jane Goodall

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“One individual cannot possibly make a difference, alone. It is individual efforts, collectively, that makes a noticeable difference – all the difference in the world!”

Dr. Jane Goodall (British primatologist and anthropologist))

Wangari Maathai

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“Education, if it means anything, should not take people away from the land, but instill in them even more respect for it, because educated people are in a position to understand what is being lost. The future of the planet concerns all of us, and all of us should do what we can to protect it. As I told the foresters, and the women, you don't need a diploma to plant a tree.”

Wangari Maathai (Kenyan environmental political activist and Nobel Peace Prize; author of Unbowed)

Frances Moore Lappé

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“Every aspect of our lives is, in a sense, a vote for the kind of world we want to live in.”

Frances Moore Lappé (American researcher and writer in the area of food and democracy policy; author of Diet for a Small Planet)

Dr. Sylvia Earle

Quotations 6 Sylvia Earle“Even if you never have the chance to see or touch the ocean, the ocean touches you with every breath you take, every drop of water you drink, every bite you consume. Everyone, everywhere is inextricably connected to and utterly dependent upon the existence of the sea.”

Dr. Sylvia Earle (American oceanographer and author of The World is Blue)

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