32) Dealing with the doom and gloom of environmentalism and how species extinction impacts us with The Revelator's John Platt
By Kaméa Chayne - Eco Creative, Social Entrepreneur, Author, Holistic Health Coach
What do we need to know about species extinction around the world today and how that impacts us? How can we stay positive and inspired even as we learn about more problems we need to address? Environmental journalist and Editor of Center of Biological Diversity's The Revelator, John Platt, shares his wisdom with you. HIGHLIGHTS: [3:55] John: "...it's proof that if you're really educated about something and care about it, you can make a difference." [8:50] Kaméa: "How do you handle it emotionally when you have to dig into problems all the time?" [10:30] John: "...It doesn't all suck. We can make a difference and we are making progress!" [11:25] Advice for someone who feels drained by all of the problems we face. [16:09] One major sustainability issue that isn't talked about enough and affects all of us. [16:50] John: "Wildlife issues in a lot of ways are actually issues about human society." [21:00] Kaméa: "How does biodiversity loss impact the individual living in urban or suburban areas?" [21:50] The importance of pollination for our food supply. Thanks for bringing your light! Find the full show notes with links and resources at www.greendreamer.com, and share your #1 takeaway from the episode tagging our featured guest and me @KameaChayne to spread the light and to let us know you're tuning in!