Ecological Ethics – A Stark Reality

Words of stark and sobering reality for students of environmental science: A founder of ecological ethics, Aldo Leopold, wrote, “One of the penalties of an ecological education is that one lives alone in world of wounds. Much of the damage inflicted on land is quite invisible to lay [people]. An ecologist must either harden his shell and make believe that the consequences of science are none of his business, or he must be the doctor who sees the marks of death in a community that believes itself well and does not want to be told otherwise.”

Devamrita Swami