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Ecocentricity Blog

A monthly blog by John Lanier, director of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation and grandson

of the late Ray C. Anderson.  Musings from John as he manages the private family foundation

that keeps Ray's legacy alive.

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Ecocentricity Blog: We Should Start a Book Club!
Whether it’s from a sense of being nostalgic or old-fashioned, I’m not ready to see the end of page-turners. I still choose physical books over digital ones, and I bet I’m not alone.
Feb 21, 2018 9:30 AM ET
Ecocentricity Blog: Leavers and Takers
Ishmael’s compelling opening – TEACHER seeks pupil. Must have an earnest desire to save the world. Apply in person.
Feb 13, 2018 2:15 PM ET
Ecocentricity Blog: Don't Forget the Elephant
Why does biodiversity matter? The answer is because the African elephant isn’t unique. Countless species on Earth form an integral and necessary part of their ecosystems.
Feb 6, 2018 10:30 AM ET
Ecocentricity Blog: What Does a Penguin Say?
At the time, no one individual was to blame, and humans were not intentionally trying to wipe these birds off the face of the planet. The people of the day simply weren’t aware of how their collective actions were impacting the great auks.
Jan 31, 2018 9:30 AM ET
Ecocentricity Blog: The Anthropocene Can Wait
Solar cells imported into the United States will now face a tariff. That’s the bad news. The good news is that it could have been worse.
Jan 24, 2018 9:30 AM ET