Ecocentricity Blog

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. Subscribe here.

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Ecocentricity Blog: Looking Back
"Ray, I know you’re looking down on us from above, and I hope we are making you proud. Thank you for the gifts you have given to us as a family, and for the legacy you have entrusted to us. I know you aren’t with us physically, but your spirit most certainly is. I can almost hear you saying what I heard from you so many times as a child - “Good job; now keep working!” We will keep working,...
Jul 29, 2021 9:30 AM ET
Ecocentricity Blog: Life Creates Conditions Conducive to Life
No matter how much we might foul her, nature will continue her laborious work to clean herself, to renew herself, and to become more resilient. And most amazingly of all, she doesn’t hold a grudge against our rebellious little species.
Jul 21, 2021 9:30 AM ET
Ecocentricity Blog: Thirsty Lands
In case you haven’t noticed, it’s the western part of the United States that is feeling thirsty right now. The combination of high temperatures and less rain than usual has been brutal, and the scariest part is that there is no end in sight.
Jul 14, 2021 9:30 AM ET
Ecocentricity Blog: What If I Told You
What if I told you…that something with only 3% of the size can do 33% of the work? This is the story of peatlands.
Jun 30, 2021 9:30 AM ET
Ecocentricity Blog: Beetles, Mussels and Diatoms, Oh My!
Nature really is the best teacher, and the teams that pitched for the Ray of Hope Prize know it. 
Jun 23, 2021 3:15 PM ET

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