Living in a Paradox

Mountains and ice-filled basins of Greenland; June 2014.

“I used to think the top global environmental problems were biodiversity loss, ecosystem collapse and climate change. I thought that with 30 years of good science we could address these problems. But I was wrong. The top environmental problems are selfishness, greed and apathy, and to deal with these we need a spiritual and cultural transformation, and we scientists don’t know how to do that.” (James Gustave Speth)

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The Struggle Isn’t New

Allium praecox (Early Onion) with open flowers and unopened buds, San Diego, California; March 2019.

“There are certain pictures I can never take. We turn on the TV and are smothered with cruelty and suffering and I don’t need to add to it. So I just photograph peaceful things. A vase of flowers, a beautiful girl. Sometimes, through a peaceful face, I can bring something important into the world.” (Edouard Boubat)

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