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The remainder of these environmental quotes continues to peep into the fact that there are good reasons for all people to be concerned about how the earth is being treated.

If asked most people would say they are for clean water, clean air and clean soil. One of Will Steger’s environmental quotes simple states that, “Within 10 years it will be impossible to travel to the North Pole by dog team. There will be too much open water.”

Unless we keep this planet healthy, everything else is for naught.
-Victoria Principal

In a few decades, the relationship between the environment, resources and conflict may seem almost as obvious as the connection we see today between human rights, democracy and peace.
-Wangari Maathai

Environmental degradation, overpopulation, refugees, narcotics, terrorism, world crime movements, and organized crime are worldwide problems that don't stop at a nation's borders.
-Warren Christopher

If we bestow but a very little attention to the economy of the animal creation, we shall find manifest examples of premeditation, perseverance, resolution, and consumate artifice, in order to effect their purpose.
-William Bartram

By polluting clear water with slime you will never find good drinking water.

I think the cost of energy will come down when we make this transition to renewable energy.
-Al Gore

Our world faces a true planetary emergency. I know the phrase sounds shrill, and I know it's a challenge to the moral imagination.
-Al Gore

Harmony with land is like harmony with a friend; you cannot cherish his right hand and chop off his left.
-Aldo Leopold

Conservation is a state of harmony between men and land.
-Aldo Leopold

For me, going vegan was an ethical and environmental decision. I'm doing the right thing by the animals.
-Alexandra Paul

It is horrifying that we have to fight our own government to save the environment.
-Ansel Adams

The modern assault on the environment began about 50 years ago, during and immediately after World War II.
-Barry Commoner

Earth Day 1970 was irrefutable evidence that the American people understood the environmental threat and wanted action to resolve it.
-Barry Commoner

Environmental concern is now firmly embedded in public life: in education, medicine and law; in journalism, literature and art.
-Barry Commoner

Every time I have some moment on a seashore, or in the mountains, or sometimes in a quiet forest, I think this is why the environment has to be preserved.
-Bill Bradley

I think the government has to reposition environment on top of their national and international priorities.
-Brian Mulroney

Maintaining healthy forests is essential to those who make a living from the land and for those of us who use them for recreational purposes.
-Cathy McMorris

We learned that economic growth and environmental protection can and should go hand in hand.
-Christopher Dodd

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It is absolutely imperative that we protect, preserve and pass on this genetic heritage for man and every other living thing in as good a condition as we received it.
-David R. Brower

It seems that every time mankind is given a lot of energy, we go out and wreck something with it.
-David R. Brower

There is no place where we can safely store worn-out reactors or their garbage. No place!
-David R. Brower

When we realize we can make a buck cleaning up the environment, it will be done!
-Dennis Weaver

We don't have to sacrifice a strong economy for a healthy environment.
-Dennis Weaver

Mankind is considered (by the radical environmentalists) the lowest and the meanest of all species and is blamed for everything.
-Dixie Lee Ray

The government should set a goal for a clean environment but not mandate how that goal should be implemented.
-Dixie Lee Ray

You may be able to fool the voters, but not the atmosphere.
-Donella Meadows

A knowledgeable and courageous U.S. president could help enormously in leading the world's nations toward saving the climate.
-Donella Meadows

I firmly believe that we can have a healthy environment and a sustainable timber industry.
-Frank Murkowski

Pushing production out of America to nations without our environmental standards increases global environmental risks.
-Frank Murkowski

Local innovation and initiative can help us better understand how to protect our environment.
-Gale Norton

Why has it seemed that the only way to protect the environment is with heavy-handed government regulation?
-Gale Norton

In a finite world this means that the per capita share of the world's goods must steadily decrease.
-Garrett Hardin

No one should be able to enter a wilderness by mechanical means.
-Garrett Hardin

Why are ecologists and environmentalists so feared and hated? This is because in part what they have to say is new to the general public, and the new is always alarming.
-Garrett Hardin

I did not become a vegetarian for my health, I did it for the health of the chickens.
-Isaac Bashevis Singer

I hope you found these environmental quotes to be worthy of your thoughts and time!

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