Opinion: Solving myriad problems requires integrated solutions

08-23-2009

Speed at which humans have improved technology has obscured our hard-wired abilities to make natural connections - that plants clean the air and water, that termites initiated mounds in which palm trees now grow in Botswana, to sense meanings in the sand, breeze and thickness of air. To solve array of integrated problems - climate change, energy, water scarcity, biodiversity loss, poverty reduction, feeding a hungry, growing population - we must deal with them in integrated way, the way they occur on the ground, says Glenn Prickett, conservation expert.


Tags: Botswana, climate change, Conservation International, ecotourism, energy, Glenn Prickett, hunger, Jao Flats, Mother Nature, Okavango Delta, poverty, Wilderness Safaris




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