“Forests are the ‘lungs’ of our land,
purifying the air and
giving fresh strength to our people.”
~ Franklin D. Roosevelt
“We shall require a substantially new manner of thinking
if mankind is to survive.”
~ Albert Einstein
“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.”
~ Joseph Wood Krutch
“In the last 200 years the population
of our planet has grown exponentially,
at a rate of 1.9% per year.
If it continued at this rate,
with the population doubling every 40 years,
by 2600 we would all be standing literally
shoulder to shoulder.”
~ Stephen Hawking
“Short of nuclear war itself,
population growth is the gravest issue the world faces.
If we do not act,
the problem will be solved by
famine, riots, insurrection and war.”
~ Robert McNamara
“God does not play favorites.
The difference between a flower
or wildflower or weed
is only a matter of human judgment.”
~ John Joseph Price