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Without Nature, The Children Suffer

Australian Broadcasting Corporation – November 15, 2012
By Warren McLaren

Without Nature, The Children Suffer WE COME ALIVE FOR WHAT WE hold near and dear. It's hard to be impassioned for a cause which feels remote. Charities know this. It's why they bring impoverished third world villagers, or cancer suffers, into our lounge room, via the telly: if they can make us connect with the issue, we are more inclined to support it. Environmental activists are emboldened to speak up because they perceive they are about to lose something. Something they truly, deeply connect with. "In wildness is the preservation of the world." With these few words, American philosopher, Henry David Thoreau, succinctly captured humanity's…
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