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How to become an environmentalist | Science Matters | David Suzuki Foundation via @DavidSuzukiFDN

How to become an environmentalist June 22, 2011 | 5 comments Environmentalism isn’t a profession or discipline; it’s a way of seeing our place in the world (Credit: prayingmother via Flickr). By David Suzuki Young people often ask me what they have to do to be environmentalists. They want to make a difference. My answer is, "Follow your heart. Do what you love most and pursue it with passion." You see, environmentalism isn't a profession or discipline; it's a way of seeing our place in the world. It's recognizing that we live on a planet where everything, including us, is exquisitely interconnected with and interdependent on everything else. Life-giving water moves from ocean to air to land, across the globe, linking all life through the hydrologic cycle. Every breath we take contains oxygen from every plant on land and in the sea, as well as whatever issues from every fac...

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