Letter to the Editor - Protecting the planet is everyone's job
Last updated 11/18/2020 at 9:39am
There is no question that the health of humanity is inextricably tied to the health of nature. As explorers, we have witnessed the wonder of our world’s biodiversity firsthand. However, we have also seen the threats it faces — and the clear correlation between promoting natural security abroad and strengthening our national security at home.
During Geography Awareness Week, it is appropriate to consider how actions on the other side of the planet can affect us here in the United States. When tropical forests are destroyed, fisheries collapse, coral reefs die off, or e...