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Madeleine Thompson

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bg975X5xzUk ‘The best news pieces are the ones where you can just feel the joy of the journalists. Even if it’s a terrible subject, something like maximum security prisons. You can feel that they learned it so hard and want so badly for you to understand these specific facts, and you respond with ‘Alright, I… Continue reading Madeleine Thompson

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Krystyna Oszkinis

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wR-i3T52YBg "I really feel like 'children are the future': changing lifestyle patterns of adults is a little unrealistic and impossible these days, but giving kids experiences in nature, building and doing things themselves allows them to value more nature-based lifestyles and have the confidence and creativity to break from the status quo more and that's… Continue reading Krystyna Oszkinis

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Katie Williamson

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=14zSX5cdwog "Sustainable communities are both socially and environmentally sustainable, but they're also resilient. It's a place where people can grow and be appreciated for who they are, but also share that with other people, and support other people at the human level. And there's also an inherent appreciation for how natural resources can enhance communities… Continue reading Katie Williamson

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Britt Pendergrast Part 2

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=enjenmLQvVE "It boils down to a concern for others, as opposed to a total focus on one's own welfare. The building of a safety net, taxes, redistribution of wealth.  My view is, the only way that 100 percent of people are going to contribute to the safety net is through government action, and therefore government… Continue reading Britt Pendergrast Part 2

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Andrew Pendergrast

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ER_9QkeLTpE Andrew Pendergrast "With classical music, they were dependent on leaders and patrons to be able to support their work, but I don't really think that's necessary. All you really need is people who want to play. and if you can bring enough of them together, the rest will work itself out. That's what I… Continue reading Andrew Pendergrast

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Matt Ayres

"I think a good first step, and we're making good progress, is for more people to have an increased appreciation for how humans and their natural environment: forests and agricultural systems and marine systems, and the atmosphere of planet earth, all interact with each other. We've always known that the climate influences us. It's a new realization that we influence the climate"

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Britt Pendergrast (Part 1)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bxNcfa83mhw "I simply wrote a letter to Jimmy Carter saying 'I have left my career as a manufacturer, where I was a small-time despoiler of the environment. I've read about your great work in the environment, in blocking the Army Corps of Engineers' channelization program of our streams in Georgia, and I would like to… Continue reading Britt Pendergrast (Part 1)