Ecosystems Famous Quotes & Sayings

List of top 100 famous quotes and sayings about ecosystems to read and share with friends on your Facebook, Twitter, blogs.

Top 100 Quotes About Ecosystems

#1. Ocean energy can contribute a great deal toward the protection or our atmosphere - without damaging marine ecosystems that are equally vital to the planet's future. - Author: Fred Krupp
Quotes About Ecosystems #859709
#2. Economic growth which strips out the planet's ecosystems is not sustainable - Author: Helen Clark
Quotes About Ecosystems #1111609
#3. Oil depletion and climate change will create an entirely new context in which political struggles will be played out. Within that context, it is not just freedom, democracy, and equality that are at stake, but the survival of billions of humans and of whole ecosystems. - Author: Richard Heinberg
Quotes About Ecosystems #1103869
#4. Life on the planet is being homogenized by the expanding human population and the frequent and rapid movement of people and goods, which carry invasive organisms with them. These invasives often flourish in their new ecosystems because, like the woolly adelgid, they have escaped their predators. - Author: Richard Preston
Quotes About Ecosystems #1101137
#5. Sloths actually are like furry living ecosystems all by themselves! Algae grows on their fur and they are also home to "sloth moths" who call them home and drink their tears. - Author: Ann Burton
Quotes About Ecosystems #1089351
#6. Your immune systems are comprised of all parts of the eco-system you know as yourself, and include not only every part of you, from your conscious and subconscious thoughts to your physical body systems, but also how you live and function in relationship with the larger ecosystems that surround you. - Author: Robin Rose Bennett
Quotes About Ecosystems #1070300
#7. It was the kind of blind, gulping, insensate greed that you associate with some milk-eyed creature in a volcanic fissure at the bottom of the Marianas Trench-an organism with no understanding of the existence, let alone the feelings, of other members of the ecosystem. - Author: Boris Johnson
Quotes About Ecosystems #1037287
#8. Water is water.
Water is life sustenance. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
Quotes About Ecosystems #997558
#9. The G8 nations, together with the five major emerging economies of China, India, South Africa, Brazil, Mexico, use almost three-quarters of the Earth's biocapacity - the capacity of the world's ecosystems to produce natural resources and to reduce harmful substances. - Author: Sigmar Gabriel
Quotes About Ecosystems #985841
#10. I would argue that practices that destroy ecosystems always destroy jobs. - Author: Bruce Babbitt
Quotes About Ecosystems #977918
#11. The destruction of the natural beauty, the ecosystems, and the majesty of mountains affect us in ways we're not even aware of. Every time a mountain is beheaded, we chop off a little part of our souls. - Author: Gloria Reuben
Quotes About Ecosystems #933546
#12. You want to find the really crazy but still somewhat reasonable outliers within the customer ecosystem. - Author: Aaron Levie
Quotes About Ecosystems #885548
#13. ....Environmentalists try to preserve these ecosystems through political action. Yet no law will succeed in preserving something that people know only from a distance or do not understand at close range. - Author: Richard Rabkin
Quotes About Ecosystems #860101
#14. You are not what you think you are. Instead of the form staring back at you when you look in the mirror, what you should imagine is your body as a collection of multiple dynamic ecosystems made up of very tiny, and very biologically diverse, organisms. - Author: Rob DeSalle
Quotes About Ecosystems #1125252
#15. Acknowledging our love for the living world does something that a library full of papers on sustainable development and ecosystem services cannot: it engages the imagination as well as the intellect. It inspires belief; and this is essential to the lasting success of any movement. - Author: George Monbiot
Quotes About Ecosystems #852803
#16. We don't know nearly enough about the complexities of Nature. If we think we can eliminate natural ecosystems and substitute prosthetic devices, i.e. clean air or water with fusion energy - we are kidding ourselves. - Author: E. O. Wilson
Quotes About Ecosystems #824674
#17. In many environments, take away the ants and there would be partial collapses in many of the land ecosystems. - Author: E. O. Wilson
Quotes About Ecosystems #820678
#18. As the GAO report recognizes, the long-term health of our forests relies on additional fuel reduction options and funding to reduce the risks that catastrophic fire poses to our nation's ecosystems, communities and federal budgetary resources. - Author: Greg Walden
Quotes About Ecosystems #814785
#19. As we use media, they shape intellectual and social ecosystems that in turn shape the way we see the world. - Author: Kyle Tennant
Quotes About Ecosystems #813595
#20. Each species on our planet plays a role in the healthy functioning of natural ecosystems, on which humans depend. - Author: William H. Schlesinger
Quotes About Ecosystems #799125
#21. I'd like to be proven wrong firstly on the difficulty of building a self-sustaining closed circuit ecosystem in space that can support human life. - Author: Charles Stross
Quotes About Ecosystems #799066
#22. Love water, protect it: - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
Quotes About Ecosystems #776616
#23. What's sad is that nobody knows the constitution of the ecosystem that has just been destroyed. Is it an important future food? Is it an important medicine? What can it do for future generations - or present generations? - Author: Horst Rechelbacher
Quotes About Ecosystems #739748
#24. The more complex the network is, the more complex its pattern of interconnections, the more resilient it will be. - Author: Fritjof Capra
Quotes About Ecosystems #730202
#25. The aquatic environment must be safeguarded by men. God created mankind to care for the environment and all the living resources. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
Quotes About Ecosystems #699841
#26. Midway between land and water, freshwater marshes are among the most highly productive ecosystems on earth, rivaling the tropical rainforest. - Author: Robin Wall Kimmerer
Quotes About Ecosystems #1220307
#27. If we and the rest of the back-boned animals were to disappear overnight, the rest of the world would get on pretty well. But if the invertebrates were to disappear, the world's ecosystems would collapse - Author: David Attenborough
Quotes About Ecosystems #1405395
#28. Elizabeth Rothra's excellent biography of Charles Torrey Simpson restates his philosophies about the intrinsic value of natural ecosystems like the Everglades. No one knew better than he the history of the plants and animals of South Florida or conveyed it with more humor and enthusiasm. - Author: Marjory Stoneman Douglas
Quotes About Ecosystems #1398394
#29. It's the poorer people in tropical zones who will get really hit by climate change - as well as some ecosystems, which nobody wants to see disappear. - Author: Bill Gates
Quotes About Ecosystems #1380197
#30. The Christian message, like an ecosystem, is about process. In an ecological sense, the cross symbolizes a willingness to die so that the continuation of life might be served. Now we must extend our love to the unborn if we are to serve eternal life. - Author: Wes Jackson
Quotes About Ecosystems #1370442
#31. For me the protection of Planet Earth, the survival of all species and the sustainability of our ecosystems is more than a mission. It is my religion and my dharma. - Author: Rajendra K. Pachauri
Quotes About Ecosystems #1365449
#32. If we do nothing, we still get to a post-carbon future, but it will be bleak. However, if we plan the transition, we can have a world that supports robust communities of healthy, creative people and ecosystems with millions of other species. - Author: Richard Heinberg
Quotes About Ecosystems #1361809
#33. NIKE is focused on elevating and accelerating innovation in our products, services and our digital ecosystem. This requires progressive and agile technology solutions that keep pace with our growth, which is what Juniper's solutions offer. - Author: Anthony Watson
Quotes About Ecosystems #1353523
#34. If we do not change our way of life, and fast, we will destroy ourselves by continuing to pollute the environment that sustains us, abusing natural resources, poisoning our food supply, destroying large ecosystems, contaminating the air, and perpetuating climate change. - Author: Joseph P. Kauffman
Quotes About Ecosystems #1341649
#35. For the economy itself will die if our ecosystems collapse. - Author: Leonardo DiCaprio
Quotes About Ecosystems #1332295
#36. The current market ecosystem is not sustainable, and significant changes are coming one way or another, - Author: John Ramsay
Quotes About Ecosystems #1308322
#37. The bitcoin world is this new ecosystem where it doesn't cost that much to start a new bitcoin company, it doesn't cost much to start owning bitcoin either, and it is a much more efficient way of moving money around the world. - Author: Timothy C. Draper
Quotes About Ecosystems #1306426
#38. Ecosystems are holy. The word "environmental" is a deadly compromise itself. It's a policy word that lives only in the head, and barely there. - Author: David James Duncan
Quotes About Ecosystems #1293192
#39. Lake Baikal in Russia has 25 percent of the freshwater resources of the world. Sixty-five percent of the Russian ecosystems are in danger. So let's preserve what we have, and let's take good care of nature. - Author: Mikhail Gorbachev
Quotes About Ecosystems #692952
#40. The agriculture we seek will act like an ecosystem, feature material recycling and run on the contemporary sunlight of our star. - Author: Wes Jackson
Quotes About Ecosystems #1215757
#41. There is a deep interconnectedness of all life on earth, from the tiniest organisms, to the largest ecosystems, and absolutely between each person. - Author: Bryant McGill
Quotes About Ecosystems #1198069
#42. The Bahamas has mangrove nurseries, coral reefs, shallow sea grass beds, and deep oceanic trenches - all perfect ecosystems for sharks. Photographing multiple shark species in exquisite water was the assignment I had dreamed about from the start. - Author: Brian Skerry
Quotes About Ecosystems #1196676
#43. If we begin to diligently care for the environment, it will greatly improve human health. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
Quotes About Ecosystems #1192143
#44. You cannot tackle hunger, disease, and poverty unless you can also provide people with a healthy ecosystem in which their economies can grow. - Author: Gro Harlem Brundtland
Quotes About Ecosystems #1171949
#45. We are reducing the number of relationships. We are slowly but surely consuming the massive reserves of energy that have been accumulating and are stored in the ecosystems. - Author: Gunter Pauli
Quotes About Ecosystems #1156163
#46. Genres are like the surface of the ocean. There are waves and things moving, but you don't instantly see all the reefs and ecosystems that's happening beneath the surface. - Author: Charlie Jane Anders
Quotes About Ecosystems #1156014
#47. An artist may sustain a body of work as an ecosystem, in which every part is used to every advantage, not consuming any part without regenerating it. - Author: Jan Peacock
Quotes About Ecosystems #1142093
#48. Basically, I think 21st century conservation is moving toward preserving ecosystems by dealing with the needs of people. - Author: Edward Norton
Quotes About Ecosystems #1136391
#49. We are clearcutting virgin forests around the world, and 95 percent of species in the clearcut zone have never been studied. So we clearcut a part of the virgin forest and now part of our ecosystem has been wiped out. Some of it may grow back, and some of it won't. - Author: Horst Rechelbacher
Quotes About Ecosystems #1130242
#50. God gave mankind a divine duty to protect all the animals in the aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
Quotes About Ecosystems #1125937
#51. we've built a society that gets what it needs from the Earth and ecosystems but does far too little to maintain the health of the ecosystems we depend on, which are quite literally the life-support systems of the planet. - Author: Daniel D. Chiras
Quotes About Ecosystems #147155
#52. Often we treat certain aspects of ourselves as junk, having no value. We try to throw parts of ourselves in the garbage. But a human being is an ecosystem, and everything in that system is of value to the whole. - Author: Stephen Schwartz
Quotes About Ecosystems #277917
#53. It is folly to think that we can destroy one species and ecosystem after another and not affect humanity. When we save species, we're actually saving ourselves. - Author: Joel Sartore
Quotes About Ecosystems #252621
#54. Trying to save ecosystems has more to do with changing egosystems. - Author: Don Rittner
Quotes About Ecosystems #214740
#55. When we settled our country, the dark forest was considered in some ways evil and something that you needed to plow or, later, bulldoze. We now have a new understanding of the interconnectedness of ecosystems and the need for bird flyways and why all species matter. - Author: Douglas Brinkley
Quotes About Ecosystems #201387
#56. I turned to the teeming small creatures that can be held between the thumb and forefinger: the little things that compose the foundation of our ecosystems, the little things, as I like to say, who run the world. - Author: E. O. Wilson
Quotes About Ecosystems #192123
#57. What I try to communicate is that there's a lot of crossover between that feeling of romantic heartbreak and this devastating feeling of knowing that we've punched a hole in the planet and it's spilling out oil and destroying the Gulf of Mexico and the ecosystem and seabirds and every creature. - Author: Mirah
Quotes About Ecosystems #183119
#58. An ecosystem that has the maximum amount of diversity is the richest. - Author: Robert Greene
Quotes About Ecosystems #182917
#59. We are surrounded by a lot of failed ecosystems; the moon being one, Mars, Venus. There's evidence of water on Mars and rivers and it didn't take. Also, we have planets to guard us like Jupiter and Saturn that take the hits of the comets. It is miraculous that we exist on this planet, that it took. - Author: Robin Williams
Quotes About Ecosystems #180503
#60. I pledge allegiance to the soil
of Turtle Island,
and to the beings who thereon dwell
one ecosystem
in diversity
under the sun
With joyful interpenetratio n for all. - Author: Gary Snyder
Quotes About Ecosystems #172108
#61. Nature is good at connectivity. The impact of diverse human activities is observed and absorbed throughout nature. Everything is linked. Nature has no problem with coherence. Ecosystems react with their own logic. - Author: Jonas Gahr Store
Quotes About Ecosystems #159929
#62. In a world where very few people care if you live or die, there is a light that shines in the distance. It has a name that they call hope and it carries with it people that never stop caring. They learned long ago that extending mercy was not a choice, but a place where God lives. - Author: Shannon L. Alder
Quotes About Ecosystems #158290
#63. No phenomenon can be isolated, but has repercussions through every aspect of our lives. We are learning that we are a fundamental part of nature's ecosystems. - Author: Arthur Erickson
Quotes About Ecosystems #147163
#64. While it is relatively easy to recognize the perennial grasses and seed-eating sparrows as characteristic of meadows, the ecosystems exist in their fullest sense underground. What we see aboveground is only the outer margin of an ecosystem that explodes in intricacy and life below. - Author: Amy Seidl
Quotes About Ecosystems #280907
#65. If enough species are extinguished, will the ecosystems collapse, and will the extinction of most other species follow soon afterward? The only answer anyone can give is: possibly. By the time we find out, however, it might be too late. One planet, one experiment. - Author: E. O. Wilson
Quotes About Ecosystems #76488
#66. Finally, since human beings are uniquely capable of producing materials not found in nature, environmental degradation may be due to the resultant intrusion into an ecosystem of a substance wholly foreign to it. - Author: Barry Commoner
Quotes About Ecosystems #73152
#67. We have the capacity to create a remarkably different economy: one that can restore ecosystems and protect the environment while bringing forth innovation, prosperity, meaningful work, and true security. - Author: Paul Hawken
Quotes About Ecosystems #61174
#68. It is about time that the religious and environmental faithful joined forces. No one wins when divisive politics pits the right to human life against the sanctity of biodiversity, or family values against ecosystem services. There are infinite compatible reasons to love, cherish and steward Earth. - Author: Alex Bruce
Quotes About Ecosystems #60393
#69. The love for God is the love to protect the environment. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
Quotes About Ecosystems #53033
#70. When a child is starving, a family may not be able to think about long-term sustainability or damage to ecosystems that support endangered species. - Author: Helene D. Gayle
Quotes About Ecosystems #30057
#71. The vast majority of species that are vanishing, we haven't even discovered yet. How can you possibly put them back in nature if the ecosystem is gone? - Author: E. O. Wilson
Quotes About Ecosystems #24093
#72. Our competitors aren't taking our market share with devices; they are taking our market share with an entire ecosystem. - Author: Stephen Elop
Quotes About Ecosystems #23473
#73. Only a Systemic approach of organisations can produce sustainable changes because companies are ecosystems and as such are alive - Author: Denis Gorce-Bourge
Quotes About Ecosystems #22936
#74. More than one-half of the world's major rivers are being seriously depleted and polluted, degrading and poisoning the surrounding ecosystems, thus threatening the health and livelihood of people who depend upon them for irrigation, drinking and industrial water. - Author: Ismail Serageldin
Quotes About Ecosystems #13644
#75. Eventually we'll realize that if we destroy the ecosystem, we destroy ourselves. - Author: Jonas Salk
Quotes About Ecosystems #5309
#76. Nothing has prepared sharks, squid, krill and other sea creatures for industrial-scale extraction that destroys entire ecosystems while targeting a few species. - Author: Sylvia Earle
Quotes About Ecosystems #485756
#77. The negative impact of population growth on all of our planetary ecosystems is becoming appallingly evident. - Author: David Rockefeller
Quotes About Ecosystems #681748
#78. I am passionate about making sure that we collectively and proactively preserve all of the world's most iconic coastal and oceanic wild places - those keystone ecosystems that are irreplaceable, breathtakingly beautiful refuges for fish and other marine wildlife. - Author: Serge Dedina
Quotes About Ecosystems #668189
#79. Anyplace of work where you have a cross section of work, you have mini-ecosystem. A little representation of what the planet is. You have the Alpha Dog. You have the young ones, the old ones. The pissed off one. The quiet one. - Author: Ryan Reynolds
Quotes About Ecosystems #663658
#80. In the time of the sacred sites and the crashing of ecosystems and worlds, it may be worth not making a commodity out of all that is revered. - Author: Winona LaDuke
Quotes About Ecosystems #657956
#81. The elk are the most abundant large herbivores in the Yellowstone ecosystem. There are thousands and thousands of them. They migrate in and out. And those migration routes need to stay open. - Author: David Quammen
Quotes About Ecosystems #657680
#82. Water is our most precious and interconnected natural resource. It sustains all ecosystems, communities, and economies from local watersheds to the seas. It's vital to sustaining our health, safety, and the environments in which we live and work. Simply put, water is life. - Author: Alexandra Cousteau
Quotes About Ecosystems #641793
#83. What are we individually doing to join effects to combat climate change? - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
Quotes About Ecosystems #592971
#84. Mycologists are few and far between. We are under-funded, poorly represented in the context of other sciences - ironic, as the very foundation of our ecosystems are directly dependent upon fungi, which ultimately create the foundation of soils. - Author: Paul Stamets
Quotes About Ecosystems #583534
#85. Think we're still stuck in that agricultural mindset, where we imagine that we can shape the Earth. Sure, we can do that. But the Earth has the power to shape us much more powerfully. To survive climate change, we'll have to realize how dependent we are on our ecosystems for our own survival. - Author: Annalee Newitz
Quotes About Ecosystems #565330
#86. No water, No life. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
Quotes About Ecosystems #560903
#87. Human welfare depends on healthy ecosystems. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
Quotes About Ecosystems #535281
#88. The more people you run into, the greater your exposure, the easier it is to understand and empathize with other people. So if you are living in a much smaller ecosystem, it's probably easier to have simpler feelings. - Author: James Scott
Quotes About Ecosystems #509405
#89. I am really sobered by what's happening to ecosystems around our planet and to the wildlife that is to be found there. - Author: Jeff Corwin
Quotes About Ecosystems #5205
#90. The more widely you can spread this notion of achieving ROI by preserving and improving ecosystems, the better. - Author: Ramez Naam
Quotes About Ecosystems #484369
#91. There are ecosystems like coral reefs [at risk] through ocean acidification. Those are valuable things that we should protect. - Author: Bill Gates
Quotes About Ecosystems #451719
#92. Volunteers are the backbone, heart, and soul of the restoration movement. And whatever the eventual results of their labors may be, working to revive damaged ecosystems is transforming and strengthening their relationship with the rest of nature. - Author: William K. Stevens
Quotes About Ecosystems #444460
#93. Marine ecosystems effectively collapsed, - Author: Elizabeth Kolbert
Quotes About Ecosystems #443539
#94. Let us be good stewards of the Earth we inherited. All of us have to share the Earth's fragile ecosystems and precious resources, and each of us has a role to play in preserving them. If we are to go on living together on this earth, we must all be responsible for it. - Author: Kofi Annan
Quotes About Ecosystems #435500
#95. Families are ecosystems. Each life grows in response to the lives around it - Author: Mary Schmich
Quotes About Ecosystems #403312
#96. I'd like to help repair the earth's ecosystems, and to fully live until I'm fully dead. - Author: Martha Beck
Quotes About Ecosystems #392231
#97. The damage that climate change is causing and that will get worse if we fail to act goes beyond the hundreds of thousands of lives, homes and businesses lost, ecosystems destroyed, species driven to extinction, infrastructure smashed and people inconvenienced. - Author: David Suzuki
Quotes About Ecosystems #376150
#98. The [film] industry is an ecosystem that's sick. - Author: Bette Midler
Quotes About Ecosystems #374988
#99. There is a massive ecosystem that has to get built that looks like a biosphere. And the various parts of that biosphere better be there. - Author: Juan Enriquez
Quotes About Ecosystems #363950
#100. There's no point bleating about the future of pandas, polar bears and tigers when we're not addressing the one single factor that's putting more pressure on the ecosystem than any other, namely the ever-increasing size of the world's population - Author: Chris Packham
Quotes About Ecosystems #324345

Famous Authors

Popular Topics