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    Roger Tory Peterson

    Birds are indicators of the environment. If they are in trouble, we know we'll soon be in trouble.

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    Margaret Mead

    Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.

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    John Muir

    Keep close to Nature's heart... and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean.

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    Thomas Malthus

    Population, when unchecked, goes on doubling itself every 25 years or increases in a geometrical ratio.

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    Melissa Bean

    Under the Environmental Protection Agency's Energy Star Program, homes are independently verified to be measurably more energy efficient than average houses.

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    Marsha Blackburn

    Liberals in Congress have spent the past three decades pandering to environmental extremists. The policies they have put in place are in large part responsible for the energy crunch we are seeing today. We have not built a refinery in this country for 30 years.

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    Christopher Dodd

    We learned that economic growth and environmental protection can and should go hand in hand.

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    Aldo Leopold

    Harmony with land is like harmony with a friend; you cannot cherish his right hand and chop off his left.

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    Pat Buckley

    I can find God in nature, in animals, in birds and the environment.

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    Isaac Bashevis Singer

    I did not become a vegetarian for my health, I did it for the health of the chickens.

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    Dixie Lee Ray

    Mankind is considered (by the radical environmentalists) the lowest and the meanest of all species and is blamed for everything.

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    Barry Commoner

    Environmental concern is now firmly embedded in public life: in education, medicine and law; in journalism, literature and art.

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    Gale Norton

    Local innovation and initiative can help us better understand how to protect our environment.

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    Ansel Adams

    It is horrifying that we have to fight our own government to save the environment.

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    Garrett Hardin

    In a finite world this means that the per capita share of the world's goods must steadily decrease.

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    Jacob Bronowski

    You will die but the carbon will not; its career does not end with you. It will return to the soil, and there a plant may take it up again in time, sending it once more on a cycle of plant and animal life.

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    Paul Hawken

    We are now heading down a centuries-long path toward increasing the productivity of our natural capital - the resource systems upon which we depend to live - instead of our human capital.

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    Brian Mulroney

    I think the government has to reposition environment on top of their national and international priorities.

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    Olympia Snowe

    In today's world, it is no longer unimaginable to think that business can operate - and even thrive - in an environmentally-friendly manner.

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    Luther Burbank

    If you violate Nature's laws you are your own prosecuting attorney, judge, jury, and hangman.

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    Margaret Mead

    We won't have a society if we destroy the environment.

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    Paul Hawken

    We assume that everything's becoming more efficient, and in an immediate sense that's true; our lives are better in many ways. But that improvement has been gained through a massively inefficient use of natural resources.

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    William Bartram

    If we bestow but a very little attention to the economy of the animal creation, we shall find manifest examples of premeditation, perseverance, resolution, and consumate artifice, in order to effect their purpose.

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    John Muir

    When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the universe.

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    Dennis Weaver

    When we realize we can make a buck cleaning up the environment, it will be done!

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    Dixie Lee Ray

    The government should set a goal for a clean environment but not mandate how that goal should be implemented.

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    Al Gore

    Our world faces a true planetary emergency. I know the phrase sounds shrill, and I know it's a challenge to the moral imagination.

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    John Muir

    Take a course in good water and air; and in the eternal youth of Nature you may renew your own. Go quietly, alone; no harm will befall you.

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    David R. Brower

    It seems that every time mankind is given a lot of energy, we go out and wreck something with it.

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    Luther Burbank

    I see humanity now as one vast plant, needing for its highest fulfillment only love, the natural blessings of the great outdoors, and intelligent crossing and selection.

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    Warren Christopher

    Environmental degradation, overpopulation, refugees, narcotics, terrorism, world crime movements, and organized crime are worldwide problems that don't stop at a nation's borders.

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    Barry Commoner

    Earth Day 1970 was irrefutable evidence that the American people understood the environmental threat and wanted action to resolve it.

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    John Muir

    God has cared for these trees, saved them from drought, disease, avalanches, and a thousand tempests and floods. But he cannot save them from fools.

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    Frank Murkowski

    Pushing production out of America to nations without our environmental standards increases global environmental risks.

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    Garrett Hardin

    No one should be able to enter a wilderness by mechanical means.

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    Michael Pollan

    People in Slow Food understand that food is an environmental issue.

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    Robert Collier

    People blame their environment. There is only one person to blame - and only one - themselves.

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    Gale Norton

    Why has it seemed that the only way to protect the environment is with heavy-handed government regulation?

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    Wangari Maathai

    In a few decades, the relationship between the environment, resources and conflict may seem almost as obvious as the connection we see today between human rights, democracy and peace.

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    James Lovelock

    If we gave up eating beef we would have roughly 20 to 30 times more land for food than we have now.

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    Joseph Wood Krutch

    If people destroy something replaceable made by mankind, they are called vandals; if they destroy something irreplaceable made by God, they are called developers.

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    Ted Turner

    I think Captain Cousteau might be the father of the environmental movement.

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    Norm Dicks

    The Endangered Species Act is the strongest and most effective tool we have to repair the environmental harm that is causing a species to decline.

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    Barry Commoner

    The modern assault on the environment began about 50 years ago, during and immediately after World War II.

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    Roger Tory Peterson

    I consider myself to have been the bridge between the shotgun and the binoculars in bird watching. Before I came along, the primary way to observe birds was to shoot them and stuff them.

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    Victoria Principal

    Unless we keep this planet healthy, everything else is for naught.

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    Paul Tsongas

    Journey with me to a true commitment to our environment. Journey with me to the serenity of leaving to our children a planet in equilibrium.

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    Maurice Strong

    After all, sustainability means running the global environment - Earth Inc. - like a corporation: with depreciation, amortization and maintenance accounts. In other words, keeping the asset whole, rather than undermining your natural capital.

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    Roger Tory Peterson

    Not all is doom and gloom. We are beginning to understand the natural world and are gaining a reverence for life - all life.

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    Will Steger

    Within 10 years it will be impossible to travel to the North Pole by dog team. There will be too much open water.

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    Frank Murkowski

    I firmly believe that we can have a healthy environment and a sustainable timber industry.

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    David R. Brower

    There is no place where we can safely store worn-out reactors or their garbage. No place!

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    Garrett Hardin

    Why are ecologists and environmentalists so feared and hated? This is because in part what they have to say is new to the general public, and the new is always alarming.

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    Aldo Leopold

    Conservation is a state of harmony between men and land.

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    John Ray

    Industry is fortune's right hand, and frugality its left.

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    Aeschylus

    By polluting clear water with slime you will never find good drinking water.

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    Al Gore

    I think the cost of energy will come down when we make this transition to renewable energy.

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    Dennis Weaver

    We don't have to sacrifice a strong economy for a healthy environment.

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    Henry David Thoreau

    Thank God men cannot fly, and lay waste the sky as well as the earth.

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    Jim Fowler

    I don't think we're going to save anything if we go around talking about saving plants and animals only; we've got to translate that into what's in it for us.

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    Sitting Bull

    They claim this mother of ours, the Earth, for their own use, and fence their neighbors away from her, and deface her with their buildings and their refuse.

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    Joseph Wood Krutch

    When a man wantonly destroys one of the works of man we call him a vandal. When he destroys one of the works of god we call him a sportsman.

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    Bill Bradley

    Every time I have some moment on a seashore, or in the mountains, or sometimes in a quiet forest, I think this is why the environment has to be preserved.

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    Donella Meadows

    A knowledgeable and courageous U.S. president could help enormously in leading the world's nations toward saving the climate.

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    Albert Einstein

    The environment is everything that isn't me.

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    Donella Meadows

    You may be able to fool the voters, but not the atmosphere.

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    David R. Brower

    It is absolutely imperative that we protect, preserve and pass on this genetic heritage for man and every other living thing in as good a condition as we received it.

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    Alexandra Paul

    For me, going vegan was an ethical and environmental decision. I'm doing the right thing by the animals.

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    Luther Burbank

    We must return to nature and nature's god.

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    Robert Redford

    I think the environment should be put in the category of our national security. Defense of our resources is just as important as defense abroad. Otherwise what is there to defend?

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    Paul Hawken

    All is connected... no one thing can change by itself.

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    Michael Burgess

    Nuclear power will help provide the electricity that our growing economy needs without increasing emissions. This is truly an environmentally responsible source of energy.

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    Joseph Wood Krutch

    If we do not permit the earth to produce beauty and joy, it will in the end not produce food, either.

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    Richard Rogers

    The only way forward, if we are going to improve the quality of the environment, is to get everybody involved.

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    Cathy McMorris

    Maintaining healthy forests is essential to those who make a living from the land and for those of us who use them for recreational purposes.

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