... is it important? is breathing important?
"Nature's great masterpiece, an elephant; the only harmless great thing." -John Donne
"It is the marriage of the soul with nature that makes the intellect fruitful, and gives birth to imagination" -Henry David Thoreau
"The wilderness holds answers to more questions than we have yet learned to ask." -Nancy Newhall
"Without the land, the rivers, the oceans, the forests, the sunshine, the minerals and thousands of natural resources we would have no economy whatsoever." -Satish Kumar