It occurred to me recently that, for some, at least, it's a "no more Mr. Nice Guy" situation. My friend, Michael Mountain, who once edited the magazine of the Best Friends Animal Society, has a great website, http://www.earthintransition.org that is worth a visit. He keeps us up to date on the news of the world relating to ALL God's creatures - not just humans - and a lot of it is about the results of our actions. Have a look.
Seems clear to me - if we don't learn to love our home, we're going to lose it—or at least access to it, as IT will most likely survive us, if not entirely intact. So the primary goal of this website is to engender curiosity about something in nature—anything, whether it's an amoeba or the oceans. Whatever does it for you —get active, if you can, or get interested and support, if you're like me and are not able or inclined to tromp around in the woods.
I am an artist and writer, living off grid, in a strawbale house on the high mesa near Taos, New Mexico. I have four cats, and live amongst a variety of wildlife including, but not limited to: coyote, pronghorn antelope, elk, endless bunnies and jackrabbits (and myriad other rodents), ravens, mountain bluebirds, rattlesnakes, and tarantula.
The cats stay in, everything else stays out.