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I always felt that if someone shot me, it would be great for the environmental movement, because they would make me a martyr. Our biggest fear was our children, because there was a tremendous amount of threat and intimidation, and my wife was terrified that the children might be grabbed or assaulted in some way. That was the real fear.
In the environmental movement, every time you lose a battle it's for good, but our victories always seem to be temporary and we keep fighting them over and over again.
I really believe in the environmental movement right now - it only takes a little effort to make a big difference.
I think Captain Cousteau might be the father of the environmental movement.
I think the environmental movement has failed in that it's used the stick too much; it's used the apocalyptic tone too much; it hasn't sold the positive aspects of being environmentally concerned and trying to pull us out.
At the same time the folk boom was happening, the civil rights movement was happening, the anti-war movement was happening, the ban the bomb movement was happening, the environmental movement was happening. There was suddenly a generation ready to change the course of history.
The environmental movement, like all political processes, reacts best to disasters. But these are very slow, very gradual disasters in the making.
One of the most important lessons we can glean from the environmental movement is to 'think globally and act locally.'
There is no question that photography has played a major role in the environmental movement.
No day is alike - I do many other things, and I'm very active in the environmental movement.
A fascinating challenge facing today's environmental movement is how to best approach the reversal of past decisions that altered once-pristine environmental spaces for the sake of urgent man-made needs.
There is no larger collective-action problem than the environment. The three biggest lies of the environmental movement is that every little bit helps, you can do your part, and together we can do it.
The environmental movement doesn't have many deserters and has a high level of recruitment. Eventually, there will be open war.
Ted Turner is still a leader. And he sets a great example. His ability financially has been reduced, but his influence and his example still is an important asset to the whole environmental movement.
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