There is a feeling of awe this place gives anyone lucky enough to find themselves on its shores…when did that begin to mean nothing to this world?
The desire to eat meat is really the major reason for loss of tree cover in this part of the world.
While I wholeheartedly embrace new standards on power plants and the transportation sector, I am dismayed at the way in which we seem to be ignoring other major contributors to greenhouse gas emissions and climate change.
There is something fantastically energizing about conducting research—liberating even.
There is something to be said for living in such a way that you could let go of everything. It is the sense of possession, and more than that, the sense of need, that keep us from feeling happy.
“The sea is emotion incarnate. It loves, hates, and weeps. It defies all attempts to capture it with words and rejects shackles. No matter what you say about it, there is always that which you can’t.”
A green castle amidst a desolate landscape, a flapping Haitian flag waving us quietly goodbye. My last image of Haiti is filled with a strange sadness.