The essential role of the environment is still marginal in discussions about poverty. While we continue to debate these initiatives, environmental degradation, including the loss of biodiversity and topsoil, accelerates, causing development efforts to falter.
~ Wangari Maathai
Human destruction is the most critical factor in the fate of the pandas. If biodiversity cannot be protected in protected areas, where can we protect biodiversity?
~ Jianguo Liu
I love white pines, and they can be in my yard, ... But I like their plan for the reason that this state forest is so unique globally. In effect every area of white pine in the state forest is not being devoted to what is ours to contribute to the biodiversity of the rest of the world.
~ Linda Sibley
They can destroy the biodiversity of the natural environment. They'll form a stand, and all of the other native species, all of the ground cover and the trees, are shaded out and out-competed for food and water.
~ Dennis Teague
Disease is the bullet that's killing the frogs. But climate change is pulling the trigger. Global warming is wreaking havoc on amphibians, and soon will cause staggering losses of biodiversity.
~ J. Alan Pounds
When we were 1-2 after the Providence game, our players that following week re-dedicated themselves. You don't get better on Friday, you get better on Monday through Thursday, and that's what these guys have done.
~ Glen Padgett
I think if humans are really going to explore the solar system, or go beyond our immediate neighborhood, we are going to have to go with nuclear power. Nuclear power really is the development of the steam ship compared to sailing ships.
~ Steve Howe
I was about half in love with her by the time we sat down. That's the thing about girls. Every time they do something pretty... you fall half in love with them, and then you never know where the hell you are.
J. D. Salinger
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