By Michael J. Lannoo
Today’s large array of environmental difficulties can top be solved by way of those who have realized approximately nature inside of nature at a spot with an extended historical past of analysis and commentary, those who completely comprehend and savour nature’s cogs and wheels. Lakeside Lab and organic examine stations love it have by no means been extra correct to technological know-how and to society at huge than they're at the present time. Michael Lannoo convinces us that whereas Lakeside’s previous is commendable, its destiny, grounded in ecological ideas, may help form a extra sustainable society.
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