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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: Letting the Expert Speak
As I’m sure you know, Hurricane Michael recently slammed into the Florida panhandle and then made its way across South Georgia. While a lot of coverage of the storm focused on what happened to the impacted coastal communities (short story – they got hammered), I feel like there has not been enough attention paid to the impact of Michael on Georgia agriculture.
Oct 17, 2018 10:15 AM ET
Ecocentricity Blog: This Report Is Special
We still have a chance of reaching the aspirational goal, but we need to move quickly. I urge you not to lose hope. Losing hope is futile, especially when what we need now is action.
Oct 10, 2018 1:30 PM ET
Ecocentricity Blog: San Francisco and the Satellites
Satellites are incredibly important tools for monitoring the climate of Earth. Measurement capabilities include temperature, arctic ice coverage, solar activity, the ozone layer, and air pollution.
Sep 26, 2018 10:00 AM ET
Ecocentricity Blog: Slowing to a Crawl
Yes, Hurricane Florence began to weaken as it approached the Eastern seaboard. It also began to slow down, but that isn’t a good thing. A slow-moving storm might hit less area, but the area it does hit suffers tremendously.
Sep 18, 2018 1:30 PM ET
Ecocentricity Blog: I'll Take Trademarks for $200, Alex
So much of Yvon Chouinard's book's contents match perfectly with Ray Anderson’s own philosophies. For instance, on page 151 of  Let My People Go Surfing: The...
Sep 12, 2018 3:15 PM ET