…we borrow it from our Children.

Savica Waterfall
Savica Waterfall – photo by dr. filomena, September 2007

Today is Blog Action Day with the topic being the Environment. Here is a link I found interesting, Greentips – environmental ideas in action prepared by the Union of Concerned Scientists.

If you are still questioning how far-reaching the effects our actions have on the environment or have already realized that time to act is now was yesterday, you’ll have plenty of reading ahead of you if you take a peek here: list of environmental issues.

Bohinj Mountains
This is what Gorenjska Region of Slovenia looks today and the way we’d love to keep it for future generations. – photo by dr. filomena, September 2007

The full quote I chose for this post’s title comes from the indigenous people of America and goes like this:

Treat the earth well: it was not given to you by your parents, it was loaned to you by your children. We do not inherit the Earth from our Ancestors, we borrow it from our Children. We are more than the sum of our knowledge, we are the products of our imagination. “