As this next semester comes to a close, I realize that this spring will mark two years since I graduated from Duke. Of course, I haven’t totally left the amazing Duke Environment team. Being aContinue reading
Maybe, just maybe, we have a choice.
We can dare to do the unthinkable.
I hope that we’ll take what we saw in Rio as a reminder of our own domestic environmental policies and regulatory failures. I hope we’ll continue to work to do better. I hope the kind of activism and determination that culminated in the Clean Water Act will carry into the future, uplifted on a new generation committed to local, regional, and national activism.
I’m so thankful that places like this exist, reminding us that the wild does still have a commanding presence in corners of the world, and filling us with the strength and determination to protect all that remains.
This family has proven that simple designs, natural storage, permaculture ideas, and organic pest and weed management can have not only environmental rewards, but great business success as well.