Category Archives: Environmental

Who Better To Lead ‘Our Revolution’

Are we finally listening to the wisdom voices of the Native American peoples who have been trying to get us to listen to them for hundreds of years? The intersection of Native American spirituality, the hashtag #NoDAPL and ‘our revolution.” Continue reading

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Remembering The ‘Joan of Arc’ Of The Early Conservation Movement

Many of us know about the great John Muir and Rachel Carson and the contributions they made and their work on environmental and conservation issues of their day. But how many of us know about the “link” between those two icons. We take a look at the “Joan of Arc” of her day and the work she did to preserve a better world for the generations that followed. Continue reading

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We Didn’t Run Out of Stones

We didn’t leave the Stone Age because we ran out of stones. We found a “better way” to do things. We can find better ways but it will take all of us committing to DO SOMETHING to shake off the paralysis that currently grips us. Continue reading

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Hope: A Duty, Not A Nicety

We asked last month: “Where do you see hope?” We received some great responses and found other everyday life examples to share. Keeping hope alive in 2015 and beyond is our duty. Read and please add your comments at the end to encourage all of us. Continue reading

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An Invitation To Change Everything

Hanging on to hope in recent weeks and months has been difficult for many of us. The streets of Ferguson, Missouri, are our first-hand look at the racism, economic injustice, the remnants of a military-dominated budget and the fear of … Continue reading

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Take A Look — Or A Second Look — At Aldo Leopold

The wisdom voice of Aldo Leopold is as relevant today as it was decades ago. As we deal with issues of fracking, open pit mining, climate change, and pipelines, it would serve us all well to take a look — or a second look — at Leopold’s vision of the “land ethic” and what it means for the 21st century. Continue reading

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Protesting Keystone: We Do It Because It’s The Right Thing To Do

We held vigils across the country to protest continued construction of the Keystone Pipeline. We did it because it simply is the right thing to do and because we are running out of time to save our planet. Continue reading

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A Reflection On Earth Day Founder Gaylord Nelson: What Would He Have To Say Today?

Today a new generation faces a new set of environmental issues. Fracking. The Keystone Pipeline. Climate Change. But how much different is it really from when Earth Day founder Gaylord Nelson shook this country’s environmental conscience? For a look back at Wisconsin’s other governor and great senator, we reconnected with Nelson biographer Bill Christofferson who shared insights and thoughts on this remarkable man. Continue reading

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Earth Day 2012: A Message From The Cosmos

A wisdom voice reminds us that we are all connected to every other living thing. It’s a great thought to ponder on this Earth Day — and every other day. Continue reading

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‘A Community To Which We Belong’

We are proud to feature the Aldo Leopold Foundation in our Wisdom Voices Spotlight. Their new DVD, Green Fire, introduces a 21st century audience to one of the most influential persons of the 20th century. Continue reading

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