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Author: George Monbiot
Source: BBC Earth

foot“One of the penalties of an ecological education is that one lives alone in a world of wounds,” the pioneering conservationist Aldo Leopold wrote. “An ecologist must either harden his shell and make believe that the consequences of science are none of his business, or he must be the doctor who sees the marks of death in a community that believes itself well and does not want to be told otherwise.”

George Monbionts Back to Nature on BBC’s Earth is the first in a series of essays by leading environmental authors. With breathtaking photography this first article takes you on a journey through the evolution of our relationship with the world around us and arriving at a hopeful place for the world and our place within it. 

Read the full article at BBC’s Earth