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The Environmental Cookie Thief | Our Environmental Liability

environmental liability, Dave Cannon, Alaska

Despite our best efforts at conscious ecological responsibility, we are, in fact, each an environmental liability

Photographs of Alaska by Dave Cannon

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I do not propose to write an ode to dejection, but to brag as lustily as chanticleer in the morning, standing on his roost, if only to wake my neighbors up.

~ Henry David Thoreau in Walden, Or Life in the Woods 1854

In my article in the anniversary issue of this magazine I questioned if anyone could make a difference in saving our ailing planet. Well, I do think there are a few rare breeds that can kick-start a mass movement that can begin to make that difference. Unfortunately, one of the most capable individuals, Dr. Wayne Dyer, is no longer with us. Call me a dreamer, but I envisioned that one

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