The beauty of our land is a natural resource. Its preservation is linked
to the inner prosperity of the human spirit.
The tradition of our past is equal to today’s threat to that beauty. Our
land will be attractive tomorrow only if we organize for action and
rebuild and reclaim the beauty we inherited. Our stewardship will be
judged by the foresight with which we carry out these programs. We must
rescue our cities and countryside from blight with the same purpose
and vigor with which, in other areas, we moved to save the forests and
Please consider finding some way that you can be a good steward and
help preserve the beauty of our beloved Earth.
“The technology of planting trees or replanting forests is thankfully free, and it has no side-effects,” said Sukhdev, who also leads the UN Environment Program’s Green Economy Initiative. “It’s powerful, it’s effective and it’s time tested. We just have to get people’s mindsets changed to start using these natural technologies that are available.”