It is always fun to discover that a common expression may have been based on a famous quote.
"I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do." - Leonardo da Vinci
Learning for the sake of learning expands the mind however applying knowledge to real world situations can create positive change in larger ways. Learning about the environment helps show us that we are part of it and therefore need to learn how to fit within a healthy sustainable ecosystem if we hope to maintain its healthy balance.
Simple steps by each individual can help change the larger whole. Using less single use plastic, walking, bicycling, sharing a ride, and eating beans as a protein source more often are all ways to help the environment at the individual level. Links to a large variety of educational resources are available in the FAQs section of this site. Thanks for joining new members! It is exciting to see individuals interested in doing more for peace and a sustainable future.
Links about green spaces in urban areas to help reduce flood risk are included in the post Diversity can help ideas grow.
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