What sorts of trade-offs would you be willing to make in order to help protect an endangered species? Would you make the same trade-offs for all types of species including plants, insects, amphibians, etc., in addition to those we tend to be more fond of, like whales, tigers, and koala bears?
The thought often comes to me, which is better, to not participate in any harm towards the environment by joining or starting a back to nature community, [ or continue to participate in this destructive society so that I can try to influence it for the better, in the mean time taking small steps to reduce my waste and impact. I don’t want to to have to make this choice. I want live in a low
impact, zero footprint world. I believe that the technologies are out there that are needed to solve the environmental crises right now, and I’m sick of waiting for the market to get around to utilizing them. I work in a local health food store, I recycle a lot, I have a reusable bottle of water, I turn off appliances, I don’t litter, I don’t use toxic products, I try to eat organic, but I can’t buy everything organic because it’s too expensive, I educate people about environmental issues, I stay informed, I don’t buy a lot. But it’s not enough.... ]
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