While waiting for the post to load (connection speeds are often brutally slow here!) I pondered a more serious post that addressed the delicate balance between man and nature. The story is here: A FRAGILE BALANCE – The Decline of the Olive Ridley Sea Turtle.
The delicate balance between man and nature often causes dysfunction between the rights of nature versus modern progress. Here are a few examples that balance moments I’ve sadly witnessed against others that give hope.
Many organizations work worldwide to protect the nesting sea turtles. Volunteers help biologists patrol the beaches during nesting season. They help educate the locals about the delicate balance between civilization and marine life. The RED LIGHT DISTRICT tells more about saving the olive ridley.
Man destroys the mangroves and beaches by literally bulldozing and altering the pristine areas; this directs our attention to insensitive arrogant methods that should be addressed. A delicate compromise might give both a win-win option. Removing mangroves and beach sand is illegal in most areas, though in some places the destruction continues.
Hasn’t anyone heard that beach sand spells ‘failure’ for concrete construction? Don’t they realize that beaches shouldn’t be plundered?
As we reflect on the alarming global changes affecting our planet, we should remember to treasure and preserve our natural resources. Our descendants will (might?) thank us.
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