The Perils Of Going Along To Get Along.

Repost from the Mountain Journal, March 13, 2019 by Tod Wilkenson.

“What does it say about us when we wake up in the morning and consciously decide to “go along to get along” even though we know in our guts that if we’re really going to save this place—if we are sincere in our rhetoric about thinking long-term—that we need to challenge status quo thinking and act soon?”

Excellent article. Read it here:

https://mountainjournal.org/when-going-along-to-get-along-fails-to-save-the-natural-world

A lone bison in Yellowstone, cradle of American conservation. Among all the wonders of Greater Yellowstone, wildlife is what sets our ecosystem apart from the Colorado Rockies, Sierra, Wasatch and most other parts of the US. Seldom, however, do we reflect on the reasons why the diversity and health of charismatic megafauna is still able to persist here. Each of us needs to ask ourselves what we’d be willing to do—and do without—to give animals the space they need to survive as epic challenges converge. Photo courtesy Jacob W. Frank/NPS

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