The right to a healthy environment

People may have inherited planet Earth, but its fate is in their hands. Continue reading The right to a healthy environment

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“Trees are poems that the earth writes upon the sky”

A line from Sand and Foam by the poet Kahlil Gibran published in 1926. It continues, “We cut them down and turn them into paper that we may record our emptiness.” Continue reading “Trees are poems that the earth writes upon the sky”

Players, not spectators, in life’s beautiful game

So significant is the global impact of human activity on Earth that the current geological epoch (the Anthropocene) is named after us. What happens next depends on how quickly we recognize our mistakes, and how urgently we act to remedy the damage. Continue reading Players, not spectators, in life’s beautiful game